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Celiac Disease

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Samar AF

on 21 October 2017

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Transcript of Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease
Definition

It can cause a wide variety of symptoms, both intestinal and extra-intestinal because it is a systemic autoimmune disease
can affect anyone, it tends to be more common in people who have:
A family member with celiac disease.
Type 1 diabetes
Down syndrome or Turner syndrome
Autoimmune thyroid disease
Microscopic colitis
Addison's disease
Rheumatoid arthritis
* Rehab Alhejeli
* Samar Felemban

Gluten
Is a protein found in:
wheat
barley
rye
Processed meats
Sauces
Oats
History
Pathophysiology
Symptoms
Risk Factors
Diagnosis
Treatment
References
Lifelong gluten-free diet
A young woman died in Italy during 1st century
she had short height (140cm), clinical history:
anemia
▼bone mass
osteoporosis
bone fragility

A multisystem immune based disorder that is triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals.
Where she lived in a region with a broad culture of wheat. The area is supported by the lack of other bodies found with signs of malnutrition
The prevalence
celiac disease has risen in recent decades and is currently about 1% of the population worldwide.
The reason for this rise is unknown.
The prevalence and incidence of celiac disease are dependent on several factors:

Underlying genetics of the population (a prerequisite for diagnosis)
Gluten exposure and possibly infant feeding patterns
Other environmental risk factors
Awareness of disease (among patients and physicians)
Diarrhea
Constipation
Foul-smelling stool
Fatigue
Slow growth pattern
Irritability
Serology
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