Liver & GIT
Celiac disease associated with: (PGI NOV 12)
|B||Type I DM|
|E||All of the above|
Associated conditions-celiac sprue is associated with.
1. Dermatitis herpetiformis Q
2. Type 1 DM. Q
3. IgA globulin deficiency Q
4. Down syndrome
5. Turner syndrome
Extra Edge: (H-18th Pg- 2471)
a. Celiac disease is also associated with diabetes mellitus type 1.
b. The clinical importance of the association with diabetes is that although severe watery diarrhea without evidence of malabsorption is most often diagnosed as "diabetic diarrhea",
c. Assay of antiendomysial antibodies and/or a small-intestinal biopsy must be considered to exclude celiac disease.