Prevalence of Celiac disease in Turkish children


Ertekin V. , Selimoglu M., Kardas F., Aktas E.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.39, ss.689-691, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.mcg.0000174026.26838.56
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.689-691

Özet

Background: Celiac disease has emerged as a public health problem, and the disease prevalence varies among different races and nations. The present study was designed to investigate the prevalence of Celiac disease in apparently healthy Turkish schoolchildren and to detect children with silent celiac disease.