celiac disease


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celiac disease

n.
A chronic gastrointestinal disease characterized by sensitivity to gluten and malabsorption from the small intestine, resulting in diarrhea, stools with high fat content, and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies. Also called celiac sprue, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, nontropical sprue.

ce′liac disease`


n.
a hereditary digestive disorder involving intolerance to gluten, malnultrition and fatty stools.
[1935–40]

celiac disease

Sensitivity to gluten, a protein in cereals. It prevents normal absorption of fats and necessitates a special diet for life.
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Noun1.celiac disease - a disorder in children and adults; inability to tolerate wheat protein (gluten); symptoms include foul-smelling diarrhea and emaciation; often accompanied by lactose intolerance
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
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Comment: This study supports the hypothesis that some children are destined to develop celiac disease and the age of introducing gluten to their diets doesn't affect this.
Although the number of individuals who have celiac disease is somewhat uncertain, most doctors cite a ratio between 1:100 (Green & Cellier, 2007) and 1:133 people (Fasano et al.
Results: Duodenal biopsies of 100 patients, done in clinically suspected cases of celiac disease were analyzed histologically.
Frisco, Texas-based diagnostics and healthcare services provider True Health is now offering comprehensive testing for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, the company said.
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Methods: This is a five years retrospective study conducted at The Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, Pakistan from January 2010 to December 2015, enrolling children from one year to 15 years of either gender diagnosed as celiac disease in accordance with revised ESPGHAN criteria.
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In this case, the group commissioned a systematic review of the literature on celiac disease from 1946 through June 2016, which became the basis for the evidence report informing their Recommendation Statement, said Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, chair of the USPSTF and lead author of the statement, and her associates.
Coinciding with celiac disease and its associated malabsorption syndrome, is an estimated 40% increased risk of bone fracture.
A 2013 Belgian prospective study of 104 non-IgA-deficient adults and children diagnosed with celiac disease and 537 adults and children without celiac disease evaluated the accuracy of 4 manufacturers' serologic tests for IgA anti-tTG.