Short stature as the major manifestation of celiac disease in older children.

Abstract

Celiac disease was diagnosed by jejunal biopsy and response to gluten elimination in 11 of 23 children with short stature referred after negative endocrine evaluation. The mean age of the group was 11 years, with a range of 5-16. All had been followed for a mean of 2.5 years at a large pediatric endocrine clinic for the evaluation of growth retardation… (More)

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@article{Rosenbach1986ShortSA, title={Short stature as the major manifestation of celiac disease in older children.}, author={Yoram Rosenbach and Gabriel Dinari and Izchar Zahavi and Menachem Nitzan}, journal={Clinical pediatrics}, year={1986}, volume={25 1}, pages={13-6} }