UEG Study Reveals 1 out of 10 IBD Cases Are Misdiagnosed as IBS

UEG Study Reveals 1 out of 10 IBD Cases Are Misdiagnosed as IBS
A study based in the United Kingdom on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) found that 10% of IBD patients receive an incorrect diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which 3% of the time remains misdiagnosed for at least 5 years. This results in inadequate treatment and patient education, reduction in quality of life, and development of complications.

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