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Investigation of Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Children with Constipation Referring to the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Clinic, Shiraz in 2014 - 2016

Mahmood Haghighat 1 , Zahra Amiri 2 , Seyed Mohsen Dehghani 1 , Ali Reza Safarpour 1 , Maryam Ataollahi 1 , Arash Mani 1 , Rahele Haghighat 1 and Abbas Rezaianzadeh 3 , *
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1 Gastroenterohepatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: February 2018, 19 (2); e13669
  • Published Online: January 10, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 18, 2017
  • Revised: October 14, 2017
  • Accepted: November 8, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.13669

To Cite: Haghighat M, Amiri Z, Dehghani S M, Safarpour A R, Ataollahi M, et al. Investigation of Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Children with Constipation Referring to the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Clinic, Shiraz in 2014 - 2016, Shiraz E-Med J. 2018 ;19(2):e13669. doi: 10.5812/semj.13669.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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