PROBLEMS IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS


N.I. Ursova

SBHCI MR "Moscow Regional Scientific Research Clinical Institute n.a. M.F. Vladimirsky", Moscow
The prevalence, multiplicity and diversity of causal factors, the variability of clinical manifestations, the complexity of detection of disorders of the colon and its sphincter systems support internists’ interest to the diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Given the wide variety of signs of systemic process in childhood, the comprehensive examination of pediatric patients with abdominal pain and dyspepsia is advisable. Accurate syndrome-based diagnosis has fundamental importance for pediatric practice, and determines the need for treatment and treatment strategy; the tactical task of the doctor is the choice of the drug with the highest therapeutic and lowest toxic potential.

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N.I. Ursova – MD, Prof., Head of Clinic of Pediatrics SBHCI MR MRSRCI n.a. M.F. Vladimirsky, Head of the Department of Pediatrics DIF MRSRCI, Chief Pediatrician of the Ministry of Health of Moscow Region; tel. 8 (495) 681-25-98


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