Term that describes a group of conditions that present with variable combinations of chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms not explained by structural or biochemical ab...
Symptoms reported vary depending on condition.
Abdominal pain or discomfort is a common symptom for most of these conditions.
Based on Rome IV criteria, duration of symptoms for majorit...
Treatment plan should take into consideration physical and psychosocial components of the condition.
Patient education about this group of conditions and their benign nature i...
Conditions are common.
Benninga MA, Nurko S, Faure C, et al. Childhood functional gastrointestinal disorders: neonate/toddler. Gastroenterology. 2016;150(6):1443–1455.
Hyman PE, Milla PJ, Benninga MA...
Not a diagnosis of exclusion
No tests needed for diagnosis
Treatment based on symptoms
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