Pathophysiology and management of bowel dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.

Abstract

The prevalence of bowel dysfunction in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients is higher than in the general population. Up to 70% of patients complain of constipation or faecal incontinence, which may also coexist. This overlap can relate to neurological disease affecting both the bowel and the pelvic floor muscles, or to treatments given. Bowel dysfunction is a… (More)

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@article{Wiesel2001PathophysiologyAM, title={Pathophysiology and management of bowel dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.}, author={Paola Wiesel and Casey Norton and Stephen E. Glickman and Moniek Kamm}, journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={2001}, volume={13 4}, pages={441-8} }