Two gastrointestinal conditions with similar symptoms and endoscopic appearance: irritable bowel syndrome and microscopic colitis


Simsek Z., TUNÇER N. C. , ALAGÖZLÜ H. , Karaahmet F., Coban S., DURSUN A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.45, ss.393-397, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1401-88
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.393-397

Özet

Background/aim: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal condition characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits in the absence of any organic cause. This trial investigated the presence of microscopic colitis (MC) and associated factors related to MC in patients diagnosed with IBS.