International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020, 8(3), 83-84
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-8-3-2
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Celiac Disease Presenting as Celiac Artery Stenosis and Intra Abdominal Venous Thrombosis - An Unheard Entity

Shravan Bohra1 and Apurva Shah1,

1Department of Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad, India

Pub. Date: August 02, 2020

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Shravan Bohra and Apurva Shah. Celiac Disease Presenting as Celiac Artery Stenosis and Intra Abdominal Venous Thrombosis - An Unheard Entity. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2020; 8(3):83-84. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-8-3-2


Extra intestinal manifestations of celiac disease are seen in about 20% of patients including venous thrombosis but arterial stenosis is not described in the literature. We describe a first-ever case of celiac disease in 26-year-old lady presenting as severe celiac artery stenosis, managed successfully with arterial stenting. She also had portal and superior mesenteric vein thrombosis. Excellent improvement was seen during follow up after treatment with a gluten-free diet, oral anticoagulation, antiplatelet and celiac arterial stenting. Hypercoagulability and thromboembolic manifestation in celiac disease should be kept in mind especially during active disease or acute exacerbation of celiac disease.

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