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Irritable bowel syndrome

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Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
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Irritable bowel syndrome

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Irritable bowel syndrome is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by recurrent abdominal pain, bloating, and regular changes in bowel habits typically between (2) .

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A 22-year-old male comes to the office because of constipation for the past 7 months. He says he has crampy lower abdominal pain that improves upon defecation. His baseline is defecating twice per week. He has sporadic episodes of multiple stools per day that last 2-3 days. He denies nausea, vomiting, or bloody stools. The abdomen is soft and nontender; bowel sounds are normal. A colonoscopy and intestinal biopsy are performed. Which of the following would most likely be seen on light microscopy?