Celiac Disease

Himali Meshram
Children usually present with loss of appetite, loss of weight, flatulence and abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting and short stature. There may be steatorrhea and iron deficiency anemia due to malabsorption. There may affection of intellectual development. Vitamin B12 malabsorption can lead to peripheral neuropathy. Patients can have bone pains due to osteoporosis and osteopenia due to vitamin D and calcium deficiency, muscle cramps due to magnesium and calcium deficiency. Some patients may have associated thyroid disease or diabetes mellitus.

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