Abstract

Pediatric celiac disease: A review for non-gastroenterologists

Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2020 May;50(5):100786.doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2020.100786. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

Sean M Bingham 1, Michael D Bates 2

 
     

Author information

  • 1Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Dayton Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, One Children's Plaza, Dayton 45404, OH, USA. Electronic address: BinghamS@childrensdayton.org.
  • 2Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Dayton Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, One Children's Plaza, Dayton 45404, OH, USA.

Abstract

Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediated gastrointestinal disorder that is relatively common in children. This paper describes the variety of clinical signs and symptoms associated with CD and provides current recommendations for the evaluation of CD and its co-morbidities and complications. The paper makes recommendations for a collaborative approach to care facilitated by primary care clinicians and pediatric gastroenterologists.

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