Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

ROME Criteria:

Functional GastroIntestinal Disorders (FGIDs): disorders of the digestive system in which symptoms cannot be explained by the presence of structural or tissue abnormality, based on clinical symptoms.

  • Examples of FGIDs:
    • irritable bowel syndrome
    • functional dyspepsia
    • functional constipation
    • functional heartburn.

Rome III Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: http://romecriteria.org/assets/pdf/19_RomeIII_apA_885-898.pdf

Comparison Table of Rome II & Rome III Adult Diagnostic Criteria: http://romecriteria.org/assets/pdf/20_RomeIII_apB_899-916.pdf

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