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Korean J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2009 Nov;12(Suppl 1):S103-S110. Korean.
Published online Nov 30, 2009.
Copyright © 2009 The Korean Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Pharmacological Treatment for Functional Abdominal Pain in Children
Jee Youn Shin
Department of Pediatrics, Seoul Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.

Functional gastrointestinal disorders are among the most common medical problems in children. Abdominal pain-related functional gastrointestinal disorders can be categorized as functional dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal migraine and childhood functional abdominal pain according to the Rome III criteria for pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. The aim of this paper was to examine the evidence supporting the use of the range of therapeutic options available for functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Keywords: Chronic abdominal pain; Functional abdominal pain; Children