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The irritable bowel syndrome

  • Michael Lancaster-Smith
  • Kenneth G. D. Williams
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Part of the Problems in Practice Series book series (PRIP, volume 7)

Abstract

‘The irritable bowel syndrome’ is the term now most commonly used to describe the disorder which, in the past, has been variously called spastic colon, colonic dysfunction, hepatic and splenic flexure syndromes and mucous colitis.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Codeine Phosphate Colonic Smooth Muscle Spastic Colon High Fibre Intake 
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Copyright information

© M. Lancaster-Smith 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lancaster-Smith
    • 1
  • Kenneth G. D. Williams
    • 2
  1. 1.Queen Mary’s HospitalSidcup, KentUK
  2. 2.Farnborough HospitalOrpington, KentUK

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