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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

"Irritable Bowel Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology. This condition is characterized by chronic or recurrent ABDOMINAL PAIN, bloating, MUCUS in FECES, and an erratic disturbance of DEFECATION.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Irritable Bowel Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Irritable Bowel Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 152 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2009 and 2013 and 2017
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