Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2011, Article ID 970143, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/970143
Case Report

Psychosis and Silent Celiac Disease in a Down Syndrome Adolescent: A Case Report

Clínica de Neuropediatría, Dra. Amparo Morant, Calle Jesús 101-7a, 46007 Valencia, Spain

Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 26 October 2011

Academic Editor: N. Arslan

Copyright © 2011 Amparo Morant. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. I. D. Hill, M. H. Dirks, G. S. Liptak et al., “Guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease in children: recommendations of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,” Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 1–19, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. L. Rodrigo, J. A. Garrote, and S. Vivas, “Celiac disease,” Medicina Clinica, vol. 131, no. 7, pp. 264–270, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. A. Morris, J. Y. Yiannakou, A. L. King et al., “Coeliac disease and down syndrome: associations not due to genetic linkage on chromosome 21,” Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 177–180, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. S. M. Pueschel, C. Romano, P. Failla et al., “A prevalence study of celiac disease in persons with Down syndrome residing in the United States of America,” Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics, vol. 88, no. 9, pp. 953–956, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Morant, “No es cierto que la enfermedad celíaca puede ocasionar sólo problemas digestivos,” Mazorca, vol. 33, pp. 26–27, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  6. A. Martínez-Bermejo and I. Polanco, “Neuropsychological changes in coeliac disease,” Revista de neurologia, vol. 34, pp. S24–S33, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. C. Hallert and T. Derefeldt, “Psychic disturbances in adult coeliac disease. I. Clinical observations,” Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 17–19, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. C. Hallert and J. Astrom, “Psychiatric disturbances in adult coeliac disease. II. Psychological findings,” Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 21–24, 1982. View at Google Scholar
  9. J. F. Ludvigsson, U. Osby, A. Ekbom, and S. M. Montgomery, “Coeliac disease and risk of schizophrenia and other psychosis: a general population cohort study,” Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 179–185, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  10. J. Wei and G. P. Hemmings, “Gene, gut and schizophrenia: the meeting point for the gene-environment interaction in developing schizophrenia,” Medical Hypotheses, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 547–552, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  11. T. Määttä, T. Tervo-Määttä, A. Taanila, M. Kaski, and M. Livanainen, “Mental health, behaviour and intellectual abilities of people with Down syndrome,” Down's Syndrome, Research and Practice, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 37–43, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. L. Bender, “Childhood schizophrenia,” The Psychiatric Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 663–681, 1953. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. P. E. Bermejo and A. Burgos, “Neurological complications of celiac disease,” Medicina Clinica, vol. 127, no. 13, pp. 500–507, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. J. Serratrice, P. Disdier, A. Kaladjian et al., “Psychosis revealing a silent coeliac disease in a young woman exhibiting Down's syndrome,” Presse Medicale, vol. 31, no. 33, pp. 1551–1553, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. A. De Santis, G. Addolorato, A. Romito et al., “Schizophrenic symptoms and SPECT abnormalities in a coeliac patient: regression after a gluten-free diet,” Journal of Internal Medicine, vol. 242, no. 5, pp. 421–423, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus