The Pathophysiology of Constipation


Constipation is an extremely common disorder in childhood and is responsible for up to 25% of all pediatric gastroenterological consultations and 3% of all pediatric outpatient visits. In 90% of the cases the disorder is functional in origin and in only 10% is there an underlying organic disorder. Common organic causes of childhood constipation include… (More)


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@inproceedings{Milla2007ThePO, title={The Pathophysiology of Constipation}, author={Peter J. Milla}, year={2007} }