Hypoalbuminaemia and coeliac disease

Spiller, Robin
July 2008
Gut;Jul2008, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p922
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of a 23-year-old woman with coeliac disease, positive serology and typical duodenal histology is presented.


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