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New developments in the diagnostics of celiac disease in children

Yoana Dyankova, Miglena Georgieva, Niya Rasheva, Krasimira Koleva


Gluten enteropathy (or celiac disease) is the most common genetically related nutritional intolerance worldwide. Celiac disease is a multifactorial, autoimmune disease, which is observed in genetically predisposed individuals. It affects both children and adults leading to an atrophy of the small bowel mucosa of a varying degree. The article outlines the conclusion of the last guidelines on the topic. Finally, a summary and a conclusion on the topic are presented.


celiac disease; children; serology; HLA typing

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