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Arch Pediatr. 2008 Jan;15(1):95-101. Epub 2007 Dec 21.

[Constipation in children].

[Article in French]

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Unité de gastroentérologie, hépatologie et nutrition pédiatrique, hôpital Edouard-Herriot, hospices civils de Lyon, 5, place d'Arsonval, 69437 Lyon, France. alain.lachaux@chu-lyon.fr

Abstract

Constipation is a common pediatric problem. We propose guidelines based on an integration of expert opinion and a review of the medical literature. Physiopathology, symptoms, diagnosis for functional or organic constipation, clinical forms and treatment are considered.

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18082384
DOI:
10.1016/j.arcped.2007.10.012
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