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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 562393, 5 pages
Clinical Study

Functional Dyspepsia: Subtypes, Risk Factors, and Overlap with Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Population of African Patients

Gatroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku/Ozalla, PMB 01129, Enugu, Nigeria

Received 2 July 2012; Revised 4 October 2012; Accepted 5 October 2012

Academic Editor: Paolo Gionchetti

Copyright © 2012 Sylvester Chuks Nwokediuko et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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