International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2014, 2(4), 142-143
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-2-4-7
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Pitfalls of Diagnosis in a Case of Celiac Disease with Allergic Manifestations

Sur Genel1, , Samasca Gabriel2, 3, Flonca Emanuela3, Rus Anca3, Abrudan Carmen3, Donca Valer4 and Deleanu Diana2

1Department of Pediatrics II, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2Department of Immunology, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

3Emergency Hospital for Children, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

4Clujana Municipal Hospital, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Pub. Date: November 19, 2014

Cite this paper:
Sur Genel, Samasca Gabriel, Flonca Emanuela, Rus Anca, Abrudan Carmen, Donca Valer and Deleanu Diana. Pitfalls of Diagnosis in a Case of Celiac Disease with Allergic Manifestations. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2014; 2(4):142-143. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-2-4-7

Abstract

Celiac disease has many manifestations and the diagnosis is often difficult. We report the case of a child to which extradigestive manifestations of celiac disease masked celiac disease evolution. The association of proven allergic manifestations slowed celiac disease diagnosis.

Keywords:
celiac disease child extradigestive manifestations

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