Home > Pediatrics > Celiac Disease in Children Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Oct 22, 2008 by MDavis, Views: 3145 Celiac Disease is an intestinal malabsorption syndrome due to over sensitivity to wheat, barley and rye. Patient have poor weight gain and diarrhea. Sometimes the stool will be unusually smelly. Children may also have abdominal cramping. Diagnosis is made with endoscopy by performing a biopsy. Treatment includes a gluten free diet by avoiding wheat, barley ,and rye. Dr. Davis discusses Celiac Disease in children.