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The irritable bowel syndrome in the urban South African Negro


The irritable bowel syndrome in the urban South African Negro



South African Medical Journal 49(40): 1645-1646



ISSN/ISBN: 0256-9574

PMID: 1166365

The 'irritable bowel syndrome' is a disorder of civilisation, in which a low-residue fibre-deficient diet is probably the major etiological factor. This is illustrated by the first 2 Black patients presenting with this syndrome.

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