Prevalence of celiac disease among first degree relatives of Brazilian celiac patients.

@article{Almeida2008PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of celiac disease among first degree relatives of Brazilian celiac patients.},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Lopes de Almeida and Lenora Gandolfi and In{\^e}s Cristina Modelli and Rita de C{\'a}ssia Azevedo Martins and Rodrigo Coutinho de Almeida and Riccardo Pratesi},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={69-72}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that occurs in genetically susceptible individuals, is highly prevalent among relatives of celiac patients. AIM To determine the prevalence of celiac disease in a group of first degree relatives of Brazilian celiac patients. METHODS First degree relatives of celiac patients attending the Brasilia University Hospital Pediatric Gastroenterology Outpatient Clinic or the Celiac Disease Investigation Center, Bras… CONTINUE READING

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