Prevalence of coeliac disease in Down's syndrome.

  title={Prevalence of coeliac disease in Down's syndrome.},
  author={Jesus Carnicer and Carme Farr{\'e} and Vicente R. Varea and Pere Vilar and Javier Moreno and Josep Artigas},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  volume={13 3},
OBJECTIVE During the past decade, it has been shown that the association between Down's syndrome and coeliac disease is relatively frequent Prevalence rates of coeliac disease in patients with Down's syndrome reported by different authors are significantly higher than those found in the general population. The main purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of coeliac disease in a series of subjects with Down's syndrome from our geographical area. DESIGN A cross-sectional study… CONTINUE READING