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World J Clin Cases. Mar 16, 2015; 3(3): 275-284
Published online Mar 16, 2015. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v3.i3.275
Table 1 Populations at risk for celiac disease, in which investigations for celiac disease are indicated, according to the most recent guidelines proposed by European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition and American College of Gastroenterology
Test children/adolescent with:Test children/adolescent with:Test patients with:
Chronic or intermittent diarrhoea, growth failure, weight lossdiarrhea and failure to thrivechronic diarrhea with weight loss
Chronic abdominal pain, cramping or distension, nausea or vomiting, chronic constipationabdominal pain, anorexia, constipation, vomitingpost-prandial abdominal pain, bloating
Short stature, delayed pubertyshort stature, delayed pubertyother symptoms/signs suspect for CD
dermatitis herpetiformis–type rashdermatitis herpetiformis
unexplained abnormal liver biochemistryunexplained abnormal liver biochemistry
Iron-deficiency anaemiaIron-deficient anaemia resistant to oral ironother laboratory signs suspect for CD
repetitive fractures/osteopenia/osteoporosisosteoporosis
chronic fatigue, ameorrhoea, recurrent aphthous stomatitisDental enamel hypoplasia of permanent teeth
First- degree family membersFirst-degree family membersFirst- degree family members
Type 1-diabetes mellitusType 1-diabetes mellitusType 1-diabetes mellitus
Other associated conditions1Other associated conditions1