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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2015, 3(1), 40-43
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-3
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Complete Resolution of Type 1 Refractory Celiac Disease after Combined Treatment with Budesonide and Azathioprine: A Case Report and Literature Review

Juan Sebastian Lasa1,

1Gastroenterology Section, Internal Medicine Department, Centro de Educación Médica e Investigación Clínica (CEMIC), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pub. Date: January 11, 2015

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Juan Sebastian Lasa. Complete Resolution of Type 1 Refractory Celiac Disease after Combined Treatment with Budesonide and Azathioprine: A Case Report and Literature Review. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2015; 3(1):40-43. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-3-1-3


Refractory Celiac Disease is a rare condition associated with a substancial mortality rate. Both treatment and follow-up are still matter of debate. The case of a 54 year-old man with refractory celiac disease is presented who required treatment with both budesonide and azathioprine. A concise review of the clinical Management of Refractory Celiac Disease is then performed.

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