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Table 1 Demographic data on the 25 celiac disease patients

From: Small- bowel mucosal changes and antibody responses after low- and moderate-dose gluten challenge in celiac disease

Variable  
Female; n 21 (81%)
Age; median (range), years 49 (21-68)
Reason for suspicion of celiac disease at diagnosis  
   Abdominal symptoms 23 (88%)
   Anemia or malabsorption 16 (62%)
   Extraintestinal manifestations* 9 (35%)
   Screening in risk groups of celiac disease† 1 (4%)
Duration of gluten free diet; median (range), years 11 (2-34)
Family history of celiac disease, n 8 (31%)
  1. *tooth enamel hypoplasia, hypothyreosis, growth delay
  2. † family history of celiac disease