Prevalence of IgA-antigliadin antibodies and IgA-antiendomysium antibodies related to celiac disease in children with Down syndrome.

@article{Carlsson1998PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of IgA-antigliadin antibodies and IgA-antiendomysium antibodies related to celiac disease in children with Down syndrome.},
  author={Annelie K Carlsson and Irene E M Axelsson and Stefan Borulf and Anders C A Bredberg and Mikael Forslund and Bengt A Lindberg and Klas Sj{\"o}berg and Sten Anders Ivarsson},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={272-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence of celiac disease in children and adolescents with Down syndrome. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-three children and adolescents with Down syndrome were screened for IgA-antigliadin antibodies (AGA) and IgA-antiendomysium antibodies (EMA). Patients found to be either AGA- or EMA-positive were investigated further with intestinal biopsy. RESULTS None of the 43 patients had known celiac disease at entry into the study; 37% (16/43… CONTINUE READING

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