Undiagnosed coeliac disease does not appear to be associated with unfavourable outcome of pregnancy.

  title={Undiagnosed coeliac disease does not appear to be associated with unfavourable outcome of pregnancy.},
  author={Luigi Greco and Antonella Veneziano and Luigino Di Donato and C Zampella and Maria Giovanna Pecoraro and D Paladini and Franco Paparo and Antonio Vollaro and Paola Martinelli},
  volume={53 1},
BACKGROUND In a previous hospital based study, we suggested that undiagnosed coeliac disease has a prevalence, among pregnant women, of 1:80, and is a cause of unfavourable outcome of pregnancy. AIMS In order to confirm or dismiss this hypothesis, which has significant public health implications, we carried out a large population based study on a stratified sample from the whole Campania region. PATIENTS During the period of the study, 5345 women were admitted to the OBS-GYN wards regional… CONTINUE READING
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