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High incidence of urinary tract infection in patients with coeliac disease.
  1. R Saalman,
  2. S P Fällström
  1. Department of Clinical Immunology, University of Göteborg, Sweden.


    The concomitant occurrence of urinary tract infection (UTI) and coeliac disease was studied retrospectively among children with coeliac disease. There was a significantly higher risk of first time UTI in children with coeliac disease than in an unselected population of children. In the majority of cases UTI was associated with untreated, active coeliac disease.

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