Celiac disease in children with autoimmune thyroid disease

Daniela Larizza, Valeria Calcaterra, Costantino De Giacomo, Annalisa De Silvestri, Margherita Asti, Carla Badulli, Michele Autelli, Eliana Coslovich, Miryam Martinetti

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Abstract

Ninety children and adolescents with autoimmune thyroid disease were screened for celiac disease. All 90 patients were typed for HLA antigen class I and II and for HLA-DQA1 and DQB1 heterodimers. Celiac disease and DQA1*0501, DQB1*02 were found in 7 (7.8%) patients. The prevalence of celiac disease was 1 of 13. Screening for celiac disease is recommended in children with autoimmune thyroid disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)738-740
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume139
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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