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At 1 year of age, a boy was at the 50th percentile for height and weight. At 2 years of age, he is at the 25th and 10th percentiles respectively. Review of systems reveals fussiness, loose stools, and possibly stomach aches all beginning after the mother stopped breastfeeding the boy and introduced table foods. Mother has consumed milk products lifelong, but her son does not drink cow milk.

Which is the most likely cause of these symptoms?
(A) toddlerís diarrhea
(B) lactose intolerance
(C) celiac disease
(D) cow milk protein allergy
(E) chronic giardiasis

The most definitive test for this condition is
which of the following?
(A) breath hydrogen test
(B) abdominal ultrasound
(C) serum antigliadin antibodies
(D) giardia antigen
(E) small bowel biopsy
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ans B

ans C
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Would go with C and E
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Would go with C and E

yes you seems to be correct ...... have lost my mind .......
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yes you seems to be correct ...... have lost my mind .......

Malabsorption can cause deterioration in both height and weight parameters, so i would be C
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(C) celiac disease
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(E) small bowel biopsy.
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