A 2-year-old boy is admitted to the hospital with celiac disease. Which of the following symptoms should be present upon assessment?


•Children with celiac disease may develop an inability to absorb fat. As a result, they develop steatorrhea (bulky, foul-smelling, fatty stools), deficiency of fat soluble vitamins, malnutrition, and a distended abdomen from bulky stools.

•When children with celiac disease ingest gluten, changes occur in the intestinal mucosa that prevent absorption of foods across the intestinal mucosa.

•Regurgitation is found in children with GERD.

•Pyloric stenosis causes projectile vomiting.

•Currant jelly stool happens in intussuception.

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