The following was sent to me from Rio de Janeiro by Dr. José Cesar da Fonseca Junqueira. If you have any questions you can e-mail him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Both groups had malabsorption and were very under-nourished (over 45%). One patient was diagnosed as having Diabetes Mellitus several years after and an other one is under investigation for poliarthrites. Serological investigation is not available in our country. The final conclusion is that we must have such serological screening to know the real spectrum of the disease. Adult celiac disease is not diagnosed in our country, mainly because the adult doctors do not know the full spectrum of celiac disease.
Ill be presenting this work as a thesis at the University on May 29, 1996.