Enuresis and Encopresis: Remarks about a Possible Sharing
Clinical Medicine Research
Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2015, Pages: 160-162
Received: Feb. 18, 2015; Accepted: Mar. 1, 2015; Published: Aug. 21, 2015
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Bolla G., Department of Paediatric Urology, Public Hospital Dolo, Venice, Italy
Sercia F., Department of Paediatric Urology, Public Hospital Dolo, Venice, Italy
Longo R., Department of Paediatric Urology, Public Hospital Dolo, Venice, Italy
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The clinical experience tends towards a possible sharing between enuresis and encopresis in pediatric age. This pattern goes back again to a maturative delay in the neurofunctional competence. The differentiation of therapies for nocturnal enuresis and for encopresis responds to the peculiarities of children and their families
Enuresis, Encopresis, Maturative Delay
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Bolla G., Sercia F., Longo R., Enuresis and Encopresis: Remarks about a Possible Sharing, Clinical Medicine Research. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 160-162. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20150405.17
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