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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2013; 19(15): 2313-2318
Published online Apr 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i15.2313
Table 1 Case reports of hyposplenism-related infections in patients with celiac disease
Ref.No. of casesType of infectionSupplementary findings
Corazza et al[23]1Pneumoccoccal pneumoniaSplenic atrophy
Matuchansky et al[24]2Pneumococcal pneumonia, infectious pericarditisSplenic atrophy, MLNC
O’Donoghue[25]1Pneumococcal septicemiaSplenic atrophy
Logan et al[26]2Pneumococcal meningitis, septicemia by SalmonellaSplenic atrophy
Stevens et al[27]3Lung abscesses by Staphyloccus and KlebsiellaSplenic atrophy
Howat et al[28]2Fatal chest infection, septicemiaSplenic atrophy, MLNC
Harmon et al[29]1Septicemia by KlebsiellaSplenic atrophy