The coexistence of cystic fibrosis and celiac disease in a child: Case report Bir çocukta kistik fibrozis ve çölyak hastaliǧi birlikteliǧi

Saǧ E., Akbulut U. E., ÇAKIR M.

Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri, vol.25, no.3, pp.179-182, 2016 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5336/pediatr.2016-51222
  • Journal Name: Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-182
  • Keywords: Celiac disease, Child, Cystic fibrosis
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


© Copyright 2016 by Türkiye Klinikleri.Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by recurrent pulmonary infections, fat malabsorption and growth retardation. The patients are generally treated pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) and enteral nutrition support. Optimal growth could not achieved in some patients despite the adequate treatment. These patients must be evaluated for other malabsorption syndromes such as celiac disease (CD). We presented a case to pay attention the presence of CD in a patient with CF who had growth retardation and gastrointestinal symptoms despite adequate PERT and nutritional support.