Chronic constipation in Turkish children: clinical findings and applicability of classification criteria


AYDOĞDU S., Cakir M., Yuksekkaya H. A. , Arikan C., Tumgor G., Baran M., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.51, no.2, pp.146-153, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-153
  • Keywords: constipation, children, encopresis, FUNCTIONAL GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS, PLAIN ABDOMINAL RADIOGRAPHS, ROME-II CRITERIA, CHILDHOOD CONSTIPATION, ENCOPRESIS, LIGHT
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

We aimed to evaluate general features of children with chronic constipation and classified them according to the Iowa criteria and Rome II criteria in order to analyze applicability of these criteria in our population.