Encopresis in Children: An Overview of Recent Findings

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Vuletic Biljana (2017)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Serbian Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research (issn: 1820-8665, eissn: 2335-075X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1515/sjecr-2016-0027
  • Subject: encopresis | children | incontinence | Medicine | R

The term ‘encopresis’, derived from ancient Greek ἐγκόπρησις / egkóprēsis, which means stool, was first introduced in 1926 by Weissenberg to describe the loss of stool in underwear as the faecal equivalent of enuresis. The soiling of underwear is defined as the accident... View more
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