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Motility disorders are characterized by abnormal movements of the gastrointestinal tract, causing the abnormal transit – slow or fast – of contents in the absence of mucosal disease or obstruction. Motility disorders can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Examples of motility disorders include achalasia, gastroparesis, intestinal pseudo-obstruction and faecal incontinence.

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