Table 1: Prevalence of the symptoms suggestive of CD in our retrospective (149 CD patients) and prospective (50 CD patients) studies.

SymptomsRetrospective studyProspective study

Diarrhoea23.1%21.3%
Iron deficiency anaemia17.0%16%
Short stature/growth failure16.5%12%
Abdominal pain15.4%9.3%
Weight loss8.8%10.7%
Chronic fatigue5.5%9.3%
Constipation4.9%6.7%
Vomiting2.7%5.3%
Increased level of liver enzymes2.2%2.7%
Irritability1.1%2.7%
Others2.7%4%