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Psychosis and Silent Celiac Disease in a Down Syndrome Adolescent: A Case Report

By Amparo Morant

Abstract

Celiac disease is an autoimmune systemic disorder. It presents gastrointestinal and nongastrointestinal manifestations as well as associated conditions. We report a 16-year-old Down syndrome girl who presented psychosis symptomatology, and she was diagnosed as having silent celiac disease. Olanzapine treatment and gluten-free diet were satisfactory. It is necessary to consider celiac disease in Down syndrome patients with psychiatric symptoms, mainly psychotic symptomatology

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
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