An immune-mediated reaction to dietary gluten (found in wheat, barley, rye) primarily affecting the small intestine in genetically predisposed individuals. Affected individuals canno...
Diarrhea, cramping are the most common GI symptoms.
Steatorrhea (fatty stools)
Abdominal pain or distension
Nausea, vomiting, flatulence
Weight loss, weakness, fatigue
Gluten-free diet (GFD)—avoid wheat, barley, and rye.
Rice, corn, and nut flour are safe and palatable substitutes (1)[C].
Grains: uncontaminated oats, rice, corn, tapioca, quin...
Consultation with registered dietitian
Screen for osteoporosis and treat accordingly.
Follow-up with GI at 3 to 6 months for serology and 12 months for repeat biops...
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Lebwohl B, Sanders DS, Green PHR. Coeliac disease. Lancet. 20...
396331005 Celiac disease (disorder)
61715008 Celiac disease with diffuse intestinal ulceration
Screen for celiac disease in patients with nonspecific GI symptoms, presumed IBS, dermatitis herpetiformis, unexplained transaminitis, or unexplained iron deficiency anemia.
Test total ...
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