|Title||Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Heartburn, Dyspepsia: What's the Difference?|
The anatomical diseases Crohn’s, peptic ulcer, and esophagitis have functional counterparts with some similar symptoms; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), dyspepsia, and functional heartburn, but these cannot be identified by x-ray or gastroscopy. Thus, for the diagnosis of these functional disorders doctors must rely entirely upon the patient’s description of his or her symptoms.
|Author 1 First Name||W Grant|
|Author 1 Last Name||Thompson|
|Author Designation||MD, FRCPC|
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