Undiagnosed 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.

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 summaries about non-diagnosis of Celiac Disease: The following medical news items are relevant to nondiagnosis of Celiac Disease:

Last revision: April 9, 2003

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