Overlap Among the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

  title={Overlap Among the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders},
  author={Alexander C Ford},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
To the Editor: I read the recent study by Wong et al. ( 1 ) with interest. Th e authors examined the degree of overlap between constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C) and functional constipation (FC) in patients with a previous clinical diagnosis of constipation, as well as controls without, using the validated Rome III diagnostic criteria… CONTINUE READING