Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) or Excessive Mast Cells? Research Summary
By Theresa Nichols Schuster
Published: December 18, 2012.
This medical research summary elucidates the connections between excessive intestinal mast cells and digestive dysfunction described as mastocytic enterocolitis. Personal stories, medical terminology and reflections from a practicing gastroenterologist highlight this article that provides information to assist with diagnosis and treatment of those described as having irritable bowel syndrome.