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Celiac disease is an immune mediated enteropathy due to irreversible gluten sensitivity. It has protean manifestations involving gastrointestinal (GI) as well as non GI manifestations. Calcifications in the cerebral cortex are well defined entity in celiac disease known as CEC syndrome (Celiac disease, Epilepsy and Cerebral Calcification). Calcification has not been described in any other organ. Splenic calcifications are a rare manifestation in childhood. The authors are reporting a case of celiac disease with multiple foci of calcification in the spleen without evidence of cerebral calcification.
Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Name: Indian journal of pediatrics
Celiac disease, characterized by intestinal inflammation and malabsorption, occurs in 1 per cent of the population and is often undiagnosed. These patients are at increased risk for surgical procedure...
Celiac disease is a permanent intolerance induced by gluten, which is expressed by T-cell mediated enteropathy, and has a high prevalence in the general population. There is evidence of a strong genet...
The clinical effects of gluten-sensitive enteropathy with villous atrophy limited to the duodenal bulb (D1) have not been delineated in adults with celiac disease. We investigated the sensitivity of D...
Leukoencephalopathy with calcifications and cysts (LCC or Labrune disease) is a relatively recently defined and exceptionally rare disease in which parenchymal cysts and calcifications within a widesp...
Data show that deficiencies in Vitamin D have been linked to certain psychological disorders and celiac disease. This study was designed to evaluate the association of psychological comorbidities and ...
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There are no therapeutic products on the market for celiac disease today. Current treatment is limited to gluten free foods and a gluten-free diet. The main purpose of this study is to t...
The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the natural history of gluten sensitivity in endomysial antibody positive adults with celiac disease suspicion, who were found to have a only ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether CCX282-B is effective in mitigating the effects of gluten ingestion in patients with celiac disease
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The largest branch of the celiac trunk with distribution to the spleen, pancreas, stomach and greater omentum.
The arterial trunk that arises from the abdominal aorta and after a short course divides into the left gastric, common hepatic and splenic arteries.
A complex network of nerve fibers including sympathetic and parasympathetic efferents and visceral afferents. The celiac plexus is the largest of the autonomic plexuses and is located in the abdomen surrounding the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries.
The spontaneous transplantation of splenic tissue to unusual sites after open splenic trauma, e.g., after automobile accidents, gunshot or stab wounds. The splenic pulp implants appear as red-blue nodules on the peritoneum, omentum, and mesentery, morphologically similar to multifocal pelvic endometriosis. (Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Simple protein, one of the prolamines, derived from the gluten of wheat, rye, etc. May be separated into 4 discrete electrophoretic fractions. It is the toxic factor associated with CELIAC DISEASE.
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Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of brain function characterized by recurrent seizures that have a sudden onset. (Oxford Medical Dictionary). A seizure is caused by a sudden burst of excess electrical activity in the brain, causing a tempora...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...