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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 73, Issue 8, pp 711–716 | Cite as

Unusual manifestations of celiac disease

  • K. MustalahtiEmail author
Symposium: Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Abstract

Celiac disease in multifaced autoimmune disorder with several extraintestinal manifestations and connections to other autoimmune diseases and other conditions. The recognition of the complex clinical picture of the disease helps doctors to search and diagnose celiac disease even if the gastrointestinal symptoms are lacking. Individuals at risk for celiac disease should be thoroughly investigated and individuals with unusual manifestations of the disease should be screened actively.

Key words

Celiac disease Extraintestinal manifestations Autoimmune diseases 

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  1. 1.Pediatric Research CentreUniversity of TampereFinland

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