From classical to non-classical celiac disease

Nir Bar*, Dana Ben-Ami Shor, Guy A. Weiss

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Celiac disease (CeD) is an immune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten, which is present in wheat, barley, and rye. The clinical manifestations of CeD are diverse, ranging from diarrhea, steatorrhea, weight loss, or growth failure, through constipation, fatigue, and abdominal pain, to anemia, early osteoporosis, and neuropathy, to state a few. This chapter discusses the wide range of presentations encountered by care providers and focuses on the non-classical ones, which need to be carefully considered to avoid misdiagnosis of CeD.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDiagnosis and Management of Gluten-Associated Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Casebook
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783030567224
ISBN (Print)9783030567217
StatePublished - 3 Dec 2020


  • Celiac disease
  • Classical celiac disease
  • Non-classical celiac disease
  • Potential celiac disease


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