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A case of late onset coeliac disease (confirmed by serial intestinal biopsies) is described in the monozygotic twin of a coeliac patient. This is the second case reported in literature. The permanent discordance for coeliac disease in monozygotic twins is questioned.
Eighteen albino rats at the age of 15 days were separated in 2 groups of 9 and fed cow's milk exclusively. The milk supplied to the control rats (group I) was supplemented with iron and copper. The months later, the rats were scarificed. The animals of group II were severely anaemic. In each rat, a histological examination of gastric (in group II, only in 2… (More)
It is assumed that the colonic mucosa of celiac patients is not sensitive to gluten. This assumption has been supported by the absence of clinical manifestations of colonic involvement in patients with active celiac disease which, by itself, does not confirm insensitivity to gluten. Eight children, aged from 11 to 25 months, with an initial diagnosis of… (More)
An acute overdose of rifampicin in an 18 month old white infant is described. The characteristic signs of the syndrome: orange-red discolouration of the skin, urine, and tears, facial pruritus, and periorbital oedema were present and the outcome was uneventful. Paediatricians should be aware of this peculiar yet easily identifiable syndrome.