Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders (ISSN: 2582-1091)

Conceptual Paper Volume 3 Issue 9

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children

Rajeev Gupta*

Department of Paediatrics, Barnsley Foundation Hospital, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: Rajeev Gupta, Department of Paediatrics, Barnsley Foundation Hospital, United Kingdom.

Received: August 03, 2020; Published: August 24, 2020

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Introduction

Functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders (FGIDs) are common disorders characterized by recurring GI symptoms that cannot be attributed to structural or biochemical abnormalities [1,2].

The common functional disorders seen in pediatric patients are functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, functional abdominal pain and cyclic vomiting. There other less common conditions as well and these functional gastrointestinal disorders continue to challenge the medical professionals and have a significant emotional and economic impact. Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are common, the prevalence of FGIDs has been reported to range between 12% and 29% [3,4].

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Citation

Citation: Rajeev Gupta. “Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children”. Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 3.9 (2020): 30-35.



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