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Table 1 Clinical features

From: Clinical benefit of gluten-free diet in screen-detected older celiac disease patients

Case Gender
Age (y)
tTGAa EMAb Symptoms Mal-absorption Diagnostic clues for detecting celiac disease
1 M 52 > 100 1:2000 Subtle   Vitamin B12 deficiency
2 M 52 29.2 1:2000 None - Fracture of hand
3 F 52 > 100 1:4000 None + Pernicious anemia, hypothyroidism
4 F 52 8.2 1:50 None + Blisters in mouth, family history
5 F 52 35.7 1:500 Subtle -  
6 F 52 > 100 1:2000 Subtle +  
7 M 53 29.7 1:200 Subtle - Sarcoidosis, family history
8 M 53 6.1 1:5 Subtle - Family history
9 F 53 6.2 0 Subtle + Fracture of vertebra, osteomalacia hypothyroidism
10 M 54 88.3 1:1000 None + Fracture of ankle, psoriasis
11 M 54 93.0 1:500 None +  
12 F 55 > 100 1:500 Subtle - Sjögren's syndrome, psoriasis
13 F 55 43.4 1:500 None - Osteoporosis
14 M 55 24.5 1:200 Subtle + Psoriasis, osteoporosis
15 F 56 58.5 1:200 Classic - Family history
16 F 56 18.3 1:50 None - Family history
17 F 56 46.6 1:1000 None - Type I diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism
18 M 62 97.4 1:500 None + Depression, vitamin B12 deficiency
19 F 63 5.8 1:5 None +  
20 M 63 38.9 1:1000 Subtle + Sarcoidosis, osteoporosis
21 F 63 94.1 1:200 None - Hypothyroidism
22 F 63 16.5 1:100 None + Hyperthyroidism, family history
23 F 64 71.2 1:500 None + Fracture of ribs and sternum, osteoporosis
24 M 64 5.8 1:5 None + Fracture of wrist
25 F 64 10.5 1:5 None -  
26 F 65 > 100 1:500 Subtle + Osteoporosis
27 F 65 64.3 1:200 Subtle - Hypothyroidism, family history
28 F 66 79.8 1:500 Subtle + Hypothyroidism, family history
29 M 72 > 100 1:200 Subtle + Fracture of foot, family history
30 M 73 27.4 1:50 Subtle +  
31 M 73 20.2 1:200 None + Fracture of ribs, osteoporosis blisters in mouth
32 M 75 6.0 1:5 None + Osteoporosis
33 F 76 7.4 1:5 None - Osteoporosis
34 M 76 5.4 1:5 None + Fracture of ribs, family history
35 F 76 48.3 1:500 None - Stomach cancer
  1. Clinical features of screen-detected celiac disease patients having small bowel mucosal villous atrophy at the time of diagnosis.
  2. A Serum IgA-class tissue transglutaminase antibodies, values > 5.0 U/l abnormal
  3. B Serum IgA-class endomysial antibodies, titers 1:≥5 abnormal
  4. C Sarcoidosis treated with immunosuppressive medication