DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20170732

Celiac disease masquerading as refractory iron deficiency anemia

Syed Md Azad, Rohit Kapoor Rohit Kapoor, Rohit Bannerji, Jaydeb Ray, Monjori Mitra

Abstract


Iron deficiency is most common cause of anemia worldwide and more so in our country. Dietary factors and malabsorption are the major factors responsible for iron deficiency. Celiac disease is one of the most common causes of intestinal malabsorption during childhood. Here we present a case of celiac disease in a child presenting with iron deficiency anemia, refractory to iron therapy. 


Keywords


Anemia, Celiac disease, Iron deficiency

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