Coeliac Disease

Topics: Small Intestine & Nutrition, Paediatric

Authors: Steffen Husby, Sibylle Koletzko, Ilma Korponay-Szabo, Luisa Mearin, Raanan Shamir, Riccardo Troncone (On behalf of the ESPGHAN working group on Coeliac Disease Diagnosis: David Branski†, Carlo Catassi, Steffen Husby, Sibylle Koletzko, Ilma Korponay-Szabo, Luisa Mearin, Markku Maki, Alan Phillips, Carmen Ribes, Luca Ronfani, Raanan Shamir, Riccardo Troncone, Alessandro Ventura, Klaus Peter Zimmer, Tunde Koltai, Klaus Giersiepen, Monika Lelgemann)
Speaker: Steffen Husby
Release date: June 2015
This course was developed by: ESPGHAN

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About this online course

This material is based on the ESPGHAN Guidelines on Coeliac Disease Diagnosis, which were developed to assist medical professionals with correctly diagnosing the condition.

The modules outline both the cause of the complaint, and the most effective methods to diagnose it, based on a detailed review of the most up-to-date evidence.

Learning objectives

The objectives of this course are:

  • To understand the definition and etiology of coeliac disease
  • To understand the most appropriate diagnostic procedures (based on evidence)
  • To manage diagnostic process in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients

Target audience

Paediatricians interested in gastroenterology, Gastroenterologists who see children, Family paediatricians and Primary care physicians who see children.


Coeliac Disease