coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

a chronic intestinal disorder of young children caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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Antibodies against deamidated gliadin peptides and tissue transglutaminase to detect childhood celiac disease.
A prospective study of the incidence of childhood celiac disease.
Antibodies against synthetic deamidated gliadin peptides and tissue transglutami nase for the identification of childhood celiac disease.

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