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Heterogeneous Lab Ref Values Hamper Dx of Pediatric Celiac Disease Heterogeneous Lab Ref Values Hamper Dx of Pediatric Celiac Disease

Heterogeneous upper limits of normal for anti-tissue transglutaminase (anti-tTG) hamper the diagnosis of pediatric celiac disease using the revised ESPGHAN (European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) guidelines, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information
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Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Invited Commentary Source Type: research
Conclusions: Our study provided evidence of a high prevalence of CD among Saudi children (1.5%), a rate that is at least twice the average prevalence rate in Europe and North America.
Source: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology: Celiac Disease Source Type: research
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CONCLUSION: CD may present with classical symptoms or be identified through screening programs. Growth and laboratory abnormalities usually improve after introduction of a GFD. Adherence to a GFD remains a problem; therefore, thorough assessment and counseling at the time of diagnosis and ongoing care are crucial. Ann Saudi Med 2011 ; 31(1): 51-57PMID: 21245600 DOI: 10.4103/0256-4947.75779
Source: Annals of Saudi Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: ISSUE 1 Source Type: research
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Conclusions: Thyroid autoimmunity was found in 6.9% of the 10-year-old children who were being followed for their risk of type 1 diabetes. No relation to perinatal factors was found, with the exception of a possible association between prematurity and TGAb. Family history of autoimmune diseases increased the risk of thyroid autoimmunity.Eur Thyroid J 2017;6:298 –306
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Authors: Aikoye SA, Osuagwu FC, Khalid Z, Shah B, Noveloso B, Bradley R PMID: 29141126 [PubMed - in process]
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