Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study

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Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study. / Svendsen, Jesper Hastrup; Munck, L K; Andersen, J R.

I: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Bind 20, Nr. 4, 01.05.1985, s. 415-8.

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Svendsen, JH, Munck, LK & Andersen, JR 1985, 'Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study', Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, bind 20, nr. 4, s. 415-8.

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Svendsen, J. H., Munck, L. K., & Andersen, J. R. (1985). Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 20(4), 415-8.

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Svendsen JH, Munck LK, Andersen JR. Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study. Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1985 maj 1;20(4):415-8.

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Svendsen, Jesper Hastrup ; Munck, L K ; Andersen, J R. / Irritable bowel syndrome--prognosis and diagnostic safety. A 5-year follow-up study. I: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1985 ; Bind 20, Nr. 4. s. 415-8.

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