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Memorias del Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud

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REAL-DELOR, Raúl et al. Ulcerative colitis in a patient with silent celiac disease. Mem. Inst. Investig. Cienc. Salud [online]. 2021, vol.19, n.3, pp.92-95. ISSN 1812-9528.

We present case of a woman with celiac disease who presented ulcerative colitis complicated with toxic megacolon. The condition reversed with immunosuppressants and medical treatment. Physicians are advised to actively search for associated autoimmune diseases, as well as early diagnosis and timely treatment of celiac disease to avoid complications.

Keywords : celiac disease; inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis; toxic megacolon.

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