CASE REPORT
Celiac Disease with Celiac Crisis
 
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Yüzüncü Yıl University, Medicine Faculty, Van, Turkey
Publish date: 2010-04-12
 
Eur J Gen Med 2010;7(2):213–215
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Celiac crisis is a life threatening and very rare complication of Celiac disease. Clinically, it is characterized by severe diarrhea, dehydration and metabolic disturbances like hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypocalcemia, hypoproteinemia. A 2.5-years-old-girl with diarrhea, weight loss, abdominal distention, extremities edema, vomit which occurred after the beginning of supplementary nutrition was presented to emphasize that celiac crisis should be keep in mind in patient with gastrointestinal symptoms, which are best known in celiac disease, metabolic disturbance and abdominal distention.
CORRESPONDING AUTHOR:
Avni Kaya   
YYÜ Tıp Fakültesi Araştırma Hastanesi Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Servisi, Van, Türkiye
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