Prevalence of Celiac disease in Turkish children


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

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.39, no.8, pp.689-691, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.mcg.0000174026.26838.56
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.689-691

Abstract

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.