'Silent' Celiac Disease Found in Kids at Rheumatology Clinic

Medscape Medical News—June 15, 2015

Medscape Medical News reports that "Silent" celiac disease (CD), or CD without gastrointestinal symptoms, was present in 2.0% of children presenting for initial pediatric rheumatology evaluation, according to researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hospital for Special Surgery's pediatric rheumatologist Thomas J.A. Lehman, MD, and a research team found that 36 patients had previously unsuspected CD. 

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