International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017, 5(3), 127-128
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-5-3-5
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Triggering Agents for Transient Celiac Disease

Hakim Rahmoune1, 2, , Nada Boutrid1, 2, Mounira Amrane2, 3 and Belkacem Bioud1, 2

1Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

2Genetic, Cardiovascular & Nutritional Diseases Laboratory, Setif-1 University, Algeria

3Biochemistry Laboratory, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

Pub. Date: August 08, 2017

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Hakim Rahmoune, Nada Boutrid, Mounira Amrane and Belkacem Bioud. Triggering Agents for Transient Celiac Disease. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017; 5(3):127-128. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-5-3-5


Celiac disease is a genetically determined gluten-sensitive auto-immune condition, mainly an enteropathy resulting in nutrient malabsorption. Its intestinal damages, with lymphocytic gastroduodenitis, can also be due to a myriad of gastro-intestinal infections that act as true "triggering agents". We present two pediatric patients with infectious associations leading to a transient positive celiac disease serology, with various agents and different genetic suscpetibility.

celiac disease intra-epithelial lymphoctosis HLA Giardia helicobacter pylori

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