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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 7, 2023; 29(21): 3241-3256
Published online Jun 7, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i21.3241
Figure 1
Figure 1 Diagnostic criteria for post-infection irritable bowel syndrome (based on Rome IV criteria). 1Mentioning the exact date of onset of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptomatology can also be suggestive for post-infectious IBS; 2Irregular bowel movements can be experienced even before the onset of the acute gastroenteritis episode (but not in association with frequent pain, as an IBS characteristic). IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome; PI-IBS: Post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Conceptual model for post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome. PI-IBS: Post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome.