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Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a gastrointestinal disorder that can be mild in some patients, but debilitating in others. This PrimeView focuses on the complex aetiology and current understanding of the molecular pathophysiology, involving intestinal permeability, microbiota, inflammation and visceral sensitivity, among other factors.

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Irritable bowel syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16015 (2016).

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