Constipation and encopresis in children
The BRICK (Bowel Retraining in Constipated Kids) clinic is a subspecialty clinic within the Division of Gastroenterology at Children’s Mercy dedicated to the care of children with constipation and encopresis.
Symptoms associated with BRICK clinic
Patients who are seen in the BRICK clinic have symptoms that include, but are not limited to: encopresis, stooling accidents, soiling, fecal/stool/bowel incontinence, constipation, large or hard stools, infrequent stools and stool withholding.
Who can be seen in BRICK clinic?
Constipation is a common problem for many children. The BRICK clinic was developed to provide children with chronic constipation a comprehensive program to improve their bowel function. Your child must meet the following criteria to be seen in the BRICK clinic: