Celiac Disease in Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM): A Hospital Based Study.

@article{Beniwal2017CeliacDI,
  title={Celiac Disease in Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM): A Hospital Based Study.},
  author={Neetu Beniwal and Gaurav Ameta and Chandra Kumar Chahar},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={339-343}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence and clinical features of Celiac disease among children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM). METHODS This prospective observational study was conducted in PBM Children Hospital, Bikaner from July 2012 through December 2013. All consecutively admitted children with SAM were recruited. All subjects were screened for Celiac disease by serological test for IgA-anti tissue Transglutaminase (IgA tTG) antibodies. All seropositive children underwent upper… CONTINUE READING