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Celiac disease in children with diarrhea is more frequent than previously suspected

Celiac disease in children with diarrhea is more frequent than previously suspected

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 40(3): 309-311

Background: Celiac disease (CD) may be missed or diagnosed late in children with chronic diarrhea. In this study the authors estimated the frequency of CD among pediatric patients with chronic diarrhea based on serologic and pathologic examinations.Methods: During a 6-year period, all patients with chronic diarrhea of more than 6 weeks referred to the authors' department were included.

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Accession: 011836338

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PMID: 15735484

DOI: 10.1097/01.mpg.0000154012.10420.08

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