Gastrointestinal motility disorders in children

Pediatr Clin North Am. 1988 Apr;35(2):311-30. doi: 10.1016/s0031-3955(16)36433-1.


The present state of knowledge regarding human gastrointestinal motility is summarized in this article. Areas that are of particular interest in childhood are highlighted. The relationship of this knowledge to disease states is discussed and areas where it might practically be applied indicated.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases / etiology
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases / physiopathology*
  • Gastrointestinal Motility*
  • Humans