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Jun
17

“Silent” celiac disease (CD), or CD without gastrointestinal symptoms

“Silent” celiac disease (CD), or CD without gastrointestinal symptoms, was noted in 2.0% of children presenting for initial pediatric rheumatology evaluation, reported an article published online June 15 in Pediatrics. Researchers suggest that celiac testing should be included in the standard initial laboratory investigations for pediatric rheumatology patients.