Indian Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 83–84 | Cite as

Non responsive celiac disease due to coexisting hereditary fructose intolerance

Case Report


Celiac disease is associated with several genetic disorders, but its association with hereditary fructose intolerance is rare. Hereditary fructose intolerance is a rare autosomal recessive disease of fructose metabolism presenting as vomiting after intake of fructose. An association between these two distinct genetic gastrointestinal disorders is important as treatment failure of celiac disease calls for careful evaluation for hereditary fructose intolerance. We report a patient with an association of these two disorders.


Failure to thrive Hepatomegaly 



The authors are grateful to Dr Madhavi Sharma, Pathologist, Fortis Escorts Hospital for laboratory support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Pediatrics and NeonatologyFortis Escorts HospitalJaipurIndia

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