TITLE

Coeliac disease -- an update

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Marilyn
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Practice Nurse;4/7/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article gives information on coeliac disease. Coeliac disease is an inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract caused by sensitivity to gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat and barley. It is the most common cause of malabsorption in Great Britain. It enumerates the symptoms of coeliac disease such as abdominal pain and bloating. Complications of coeliac disease are explained.
ACCESSION #
20569344

 

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