Endomysium antibodies in the diagnosis of celiac disease in short-statured children with no gastrointestinal symptoms


Tumer L., Hasanoglu A., Aybay C.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.43, no.1, pp.71-73, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2001.01327.x
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.71-73
  • Keywords: antiendomysium antibodies, celiac disease, short stature, ANTIGLIADIN ANTIBODIES, ROUTINE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Endomysium antibodies (EmAb) are strongly associated with untreated celiac disease and are suggested to be diagnostic. The aim of the present study was to assess the value of anti-EmAb for celiac disease screening in children with short stature.