Coeliac disease presents as behavioural problems

Recently I started seeing an 8 year old girl diagnosed with ODD and ADHD as well as impaired IQ at 6yo. 

Notable features include:

  • She has variable bowel and bladder control – often coming home from school with wet pants and a Bristol type 1 stool in her underwear.  She increasingly complains of abdominal pain and an itchy bottom in spite of being ‘wormed’.  (more…)