Rome IV Diagnostic Criteria for Centrally Mediated Abdominal Pain Syndrome
|Must include all of the following:|
|1. Continuous or nearly continuous abdominal pain|
|2. No or only occasional relationship of pain with physiological events (e.g. eating, defecation, or menses)|
|3. Pain limits some aspect of daily functioning (e.g. impairments in work, intimacy, social/leisure, family life, and caregiving for self and others)|
|4. The pain is not feigned|
|5. Pain is not explained by another structural or functional gastrointestinal disorder or other medical conditions|
The criteria must be fulfilled for the last 3 months with symptom onset at least 6 months before diagnosis.