International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2015, 3(1), 31-32
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-5
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Two Exceptional Complications Revealing Celiac Disease: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Pellagra

Imed Ben Ghorbel1, Raouf Hajji2, , Nabil Bel Feki1, Thouraya Ben Salem1, Mounir Lamloum1 and Mohammed Habib Houman1

1Internal Medicine Department, University Hospital la Rabta, Tunis, Tunisia

2Internal Medicine Department, Sidi Bouzid Regional Hospital, Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia

Pub. Date: January 17, 2015

Cite this paper:
Imed Ben Ghorbel, Raouf Hajji, Nabil Bel Feki, Thouraya Ben Salem, Mounir Lamloum and Mohammed Habib Houman. Two Exceptional Complications Revealing Celiac Disease: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy and Pellagra. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2015; 3(1):31-32. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-5


Pellagra is an exceptional skin involvement in celiac disease. Ischemic cardiomyopathy is another rare event in celiac disease. Its pathogenesis remains not yet elucidated. We report a case of a 34- year old patient of presenting with pellagra and cardiomyopathy revealing a celiac disease.

pellagra ischemic heart disease celiac disease

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