CELIAC DISEASE, A RARE CAUSE OF MALABSORPTION SYNDROME IN CHILDREN, THE FIRST CASE REPORT IN CHILDREN IN ETHIOPIA

Abebe Habtamu, Tesfaye Kebede legesse

Abstract


Celiac Disease: It’s autoimmune not an allergy. Celiac disease is a multifactorial, autoimmune disorder that occurs in genetically susceptible individuals. The recognition of the complex clinical picture of the disease helps doctors to search and diagnose celiac disease even if the gastrointestinal symptoms are lacking. Individuals at risk for celiac disease should be thoroughly investigated and unusual manifestations of the disease should be screened actively.


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