Auxo-Endocrinological Approach to Celiac Children
AbstractCeliac disease is a permanent genetically determined intolerance to gluten that generally presents with gastrointestinal symptoms in young children and extraintestinal manifestations (endocrinological, dermatological, neurological, etc.) later. Furthermore, many studies demonstrate the close association between celiac and endocrine diseases, including growth and pubertal disorders, type I diabetes mellitus and autoimmune thyroid diseases, probably due to the presence of a common genetic predisposition. Follow-up for celiac children after the start of gluten-free diet is mandatory to avoid complications such as growth hormone deficiency. The present review deals with the problem of the diagnosis of endocrine-associated diseases in celiac children and gives suggestions for correct management and follow-up of these patients. View Full-Text
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Bozzola, M.; Meazza, C.; Villani, A. Auxo-Endocrinological Approach to Celiac Children. Diseases 2015, 3, 111-121.
Bozzola M, Meazza C, Villani A. Auxo-Endocrinological Approach to Celiac Children. Diseases. 2015; 3(2):111-121.Chicago/Turabian Style
Bozzola, Mauro; Meazza, Cristina; Villani, Alberto. 2015. "Auxo-Endocrinological Approach to Celiac Children." Diseases 3, no. 2: 111-121.