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European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
ISSN: 1304-3897
Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, pp. 213-215
Bioline Code: gm10039
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, pp. 213-215

 en Celiac Disease with Celiac Crisis
Dogan, Murat; Yuca, Sevil Arı; Acikgöz, Mehmet; Doğan, Sekibe Zehra; Kaya, Avni & Cesur, Yaşar

Abstract

Celiac crisis is a life threatening and very rare complication of Celiac disease. Clinically, it is characterized by severe diarrhea, dehydration and metabolic disturbances like hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypocalcemia, hypoproteinemia. A 2.5-years-old-girl with diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal distention, extremities edema, vomit which occurred after the beginning of supplementary nutrition was presented to emphasize that celiac crisis should be keep in mind in patient with gastrointestinal symptoms, which are best known in celiac disease, metabolic disturbance and abdominal distention.

Keywords
Celiac crisis; malnutrition; children

 
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