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The risk of developing coeliac disease (CD) is higher in Turner syndrome (TS) than the general population1 and screening has been recommended in asymptomatic individuals known to have an increased risk of developing the disease.2 In light of this recommendation, we set out to determine the prevalence of CD in Irish girls with TS.
The presence of CD was assessed by measuring serum immunoglobulin (Ig)A and IgA antitissue transglutaminase (IgA-tTG) values. IgG-tTG values were not measured because all participants proved to have …
Contributors MN was involved in drafting the manuscript and analysis and interpretation of data. EFR was involved in revising the manuscript and final approval of the version to be published.
Competing interests None.
Ethics approval Ethical approval was obtained from our local hospital (AMNCH, Dublin 24) ethics committee.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.