Occult celiac sprue masquerading as severe iron deficiency anemia

Charles E. Brady

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Severe iron deficiency was the presenting manifestation in a patient with occult celiac sprue that went unrecognized for a prolonged time. Endoscopic abnormalities and the absence of typical symptoms may contribute to a delay in diagnosis unless a high index of suspicion is maintained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)130-132
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1994


  • Anemia
  • Celiac sprue
  • Iron deficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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