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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: UNEXPLAINED VISCERAL PAIN IN CHILDREN: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, CLINICAL FEATURES AND MANAGEMENT

Authors
item Shulman, Robert
item Czyzewski, Danita - BAYLOR COLLEGE MED
item Heitkemper, Margaret - UNIV WASHINGTON-SEATTLE

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: July 25, 2005
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Many children experience recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, but it is unclear why this occurs. This article reviews our present understanding of this common condition and how it sometimes can relate to diet, inherent pain sensing ability, and the influence of how the parents perceive pain.

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