International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017, 5(1), 33-34
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-5-1-8
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Transfer of Patients with Autoimmune Diseases from the Pediatrician to Adult Health Care Service

Lucia Sur1, Emanuela Floca1 and Genel Sur1, 2,

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

2Emergency Hospital for Children, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Pub. Date: March 02, 2017

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Lucia Sur, Emanuela Floca and Genel Sur. Transfer of Patients with Autoimmune Diseases from the Pediatrician to Adult Health Care Service. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017; 5(1):33-34. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-5-1-8


Autoimmune diseases in children are a big challenge for doctors. These diseases have a long evolution over time and can be associated with other autoimmune disorders. Patient transfer from pediatric to adult health care service should be done with great responsibility in order to offer quality care to patients. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and celiac disease are two of autoimmune diseases that can have an important impact on child development.

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