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Undiagnosed Celiac Disease

Failure to diagnose Celiac Disease

No early symptoms: This condition may have no early symptoms, and thus fail to be diagnosed in its early stages.

Vague or mild symptoms: Celiac Disease may have only vague symptoms in early stages, or otherwise mild symptoms, leading to a delayed diagnosis.

Undiagnosed prevalence of Celiac Disease:

estimated 1 million undiagnosed Americans; more than a million (Reader's Digest Feb 2004)

Undiagnosed prevalence rate:

approx 1 in 272 or 0.37% or 1 million people in USA [about data]

Medical news about undiagnosed Celiac Disease:

The following medical news items are relevant to nondiagnosis of Celiac Disease:

Undiagnosed Complications of Celiac Disease

As part of Celiac Disease diagnosis, consider whether any of these Celiac Disease complications may have been overlooked:

Undiagnosed Diseases

Read our premium medical health articles on topics related to undiagnosed conditions in general, not necessarily specific to Celiac Disease:

About undiagnosed conditions:

One possible misdiagnosis is the failure to correctly diagnose Celiac Disease leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Celiac Disease. Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed. For a general overview of diseases that are often undiagnosed, see Failure to Diagnose or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.


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