How is abdominal pain characterized in celiac disease (sprue)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2019
  • Author: Stephan U Goebel, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Severe abdominal pain (prevalence 34-64%) is unusual in patients with uncomplicated celiac disease. However, abdominal bloating or cramps with excessive malodorous flatus is a common complaint.

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