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A case-control study of presentations in general practice before diagnosis of coeliac disease.

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BACKGROUND: Delay in the diagnosis of coeliac disease prolongs morbidity and may increase mortality. Little is known about presentations in general practice that may predict a subsequent diagnosis of coeliac disease. AIM: To examine presentations in general practice during the 5 years prior to diagnosis of coeliac disease. DESIGN OF STUDY: A case-control study with each biopsy-proven coeliac disease case matched by age, sex, and general practice to an average of two controls. SETTING: Thirty...

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Journal:
British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners More from this journal
Volume:
57
Issue:
541
Pages:
636-642
Publication date:
2007-08-01
EISSN:
1478-5242
ISSN:
0960-1643
Language:
English
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pubs:430910
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pubs:430910
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430910
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2013-11-16

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