Severe persistent unremitting dermatitis, chronic diarrhea and hypoalbuminemia in a child; Hartnup disease in setting of celiac disease.
- Thomas Ciecierega,
- Imad Dweikat,
- Mohammad Awar,
- Maher Shahrour,
- Bassam Abu Libdeh,
- Mutaz Sultan
BMC Pediatr 2014 Dec 20;14:311. Epub 2014 Dec 20.
Makassed Hospital, Alquds University, Medical College, Jerusalem, Palestine.
Background: Celiac disease (CD) is a complex autoimmune disorder that can lead to an inflammatory small intestinal villous atrophy and malabsorption. Hartnup disease is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by increased urinary excretion of neutral amino acids. Co-occurrence of Hartnup disease and CD is extremely rare with only a single case reported. Read More