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ERIC Number: EJ416591
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Coexistence of Celiac Disease and Down Syndrome.
Simila, Seppo; Kokkonen, Jourma
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v95 n1 p120-22 Jul 1990
Three Finnish patients with Down syndrome and celiac disease are described. The incidence of celiac disease among patients with Down syndrome was calculated to be 20 times greater than in children without Down syndrome, indicating that it should be kept in mind when patients suffer from recurrent diarrhea and/or delayed puberty. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Finland