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Recurrent abdominal pain in childhood.

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BACKGROUND: Chronic, recurrent abdominal pain is common among children and adolescents. It interferes with everyday life, causes absence from school, and leads to frequent medical consultations, often involving burdensome diagnostic testing and protracted attempts at treatment. METHOD: Selective review of the literature. RESULTS: Organic causes should be ruled out with a thorough medical history and physical examination and a small number of laboratory tests. The pediatric Rome III criteria ...

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10.3238/arztebl.2011.0295

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Journal:
Deutsches Arzteblatt International
Volume:
108
Issue:
17
Pages:
295-304
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1866-0452
ISSN:
1866-0452
URN:
uuid:5cda4ce9-5be1-44f9-88cb-20083f48f4ac
Source identifiers:
166651
Local pid:
pubs:166651

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