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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For those who reported clinically detected celiac disease, diagnosis was confirmed by review of histology and serological markers from the National Swedish Childhood Celiac Disease Register [23] and/or medical records.
Antibodies against deamidated gliadin peptides and tissue transglutaminase to detect childhood celiac disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2007;5:1276-81.
Childhood celiac disease: response of treated patients to a small uniform daily dose of wheat gluten.
A prospective study of the incidence of childhood celiac disease. J Pediatr 2003; 143: 308-314.
A prospective study of the incidence of childhood celiac disease. Journal of Pediatrics, 143(3), 308-314.

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