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Table. 1.

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.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2021;77:277~284
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