coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

n
(Pathology) a chronic intestinal disorder caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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Prevalence of childhood celiac disease and changes in infant feeding.
Hematological manifestation of childhood Celiac Disease.
Better recognition of childhood celiac disease in the Netherlands and its changing clinical picture: a national prospective study.
Use of deamidated gliadin peptide antibodies to monitor diet compliance in childhood celiac disease.

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