Volume 5, Issue 2 (6-2016)                   IEJM 2016, 5(2): 40-43 | Back to browse issues page

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Rooin Peikar M, Rasekhi S, Hamadiyan H. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Celiac Disease, and Selective IgA Deficiency: a Case Report. IEJM. 2016; 5 (2) :40-43
URL: http://iejm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-104-en.html
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Patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus have a high prevalence of coeliac disease, symptoms of which are often mild, atypical, or absent. Untreated coeliac disease is associated with an increased risk of malignancy, particularly of lymphoma. Therefore, we report a 9-year-old girl with Coeliac disease, diabetes type 1 and Selective IgA deficiency. A 9-year-old female patient presented in august 2014 with the complaints of constipation, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and lethargy. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Coeliac Disease, and Selective IgA Deficiency were diagnosed simultaneously. Response to treatment was good and the patient was discharged a few days later.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/6 | Accepted: 2016/09/6 | Published: 2016/09/6

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