Abstract Title:

Non responsive celiac disease due to coexisting hereditary fructose intolerance.

Abstract Source:

Indian J Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar 30. Epub 2012 Mar 30. PMID: 22461154

Abstract Author(s):

Lalit Bharadia, Deepak Shivpuri

Article Affiliation:

Departments of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur, 302 015, India, lalitbharadia@rediffmail.com.

Abstract:

Celiac disease is associated with several genetic disorders, but its association with hereditary fructose intolerance is rare. Hereditary fructose intolerance is a rare autosomal recessive disease of fructose metabolism presenting as vomiting after intake of fructose. An association between these two distinct genetic gastrointestinal disorders is important as treatment failure of celiac disease calls for careful evaluation for hereditary fructose intolerance. We report a patient with an association of these two disorders.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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