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An Allergic Basis for Abdominal Pain

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  • Marc E. Rothenberg, M.D., Ph.D.

Recent findings based on a mouse model suggest that a peripheral immune mechanism may underlie the symptoms associated with abdominal pain in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

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Author Affiliations

From the Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati.

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