CASE REPORT. Dr Veselinka Djurisic Institute for Children ’s Disease s Montenegro. Female infant, 8 month old; Admitted to hospital due to: Diarrhoea ; Metabolic disbalance; With sings of enteropathy. . History of Present Illness.
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After exclusion of acute abdomen, cow protein free diet was introduced, but without any improvement.
Celiac crisis may not respond to a gluten-free diet alone. In severely ill children with celiac crisis, the use of corticosteroids may cause dramatic improvement. *
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