TITLE

Latent coeliac disease or coeliac disease beyond villous atrophy?

AUTHOR(S)
Kaukinen, Katri; Collin, Pekka; Mäki, Markku
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Oct2007, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p1339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author perspective on the characteristics and symptoms of celiac disease. It has been defined as an autoimmune-mediated enteropathy triggered in genetically susceptible persons by the ingestion of a single dietary factor, like wheat, rye and barley-derived gluten. The permanency of gluten intolerance was suggested in early studies, which showed that symptoms and intestinal lesions recurred usually within 2 years when gluten was reintroduced to the diet.
ACCESSION #
27148454

 

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