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Prevalence of low bone mineral density in children and adolescents with celiac disease under treatment.

Authors
  • Motta, Maria Eugênia Farias Almeida
  • Faria, Maria Eduarda Nóbrega de
  • Silva, Gisélia Alves Pontes da
Type
Published Article
Journal
São Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2009
Volume
127
Issue
5
Pages
278–282
Identifiers
PMID: 20169276
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Pediatric patients with celiac disease on long-term treatment are at risk of low bone mineral density. Early diagnosis and long periods of gluten-free diet are directly implicated in bone density normalization.

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