Smith's disease (Eustace Smith)
A gastrointestinal motor disorder not associated with inflammatory changes or other forms of recognizable organic pathology. Stress seems to be a precipitating factor.
- G. McHardy, et al:
Psychophysiologic gastrointestinal reactions: Therapeutic observations.
Postgraduate Medical Journal, Leicester, 1962, 31: 346.
- M. M. Schuster:
Irritable bowel syndrome.
In: M. H. Sleisenger, J. S. Fordtran, editors: Gastrointestinal diseases. Pathophysiology, diagnosis, management. 3rd edition, Philadelphia, Saunders, 1983, pp. 880-896.
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