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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: an overview of current insights in pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment.
Estimates of people suffering from overweight (one billion) and obesity (300 million) are increasing. The accumulation of triglycerides in the liver, in the absence of excess alcohol intake, has beenExpand
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Azathioprine and prednisone combination therapy in refractory coeliac disease
Introduction:  Refractory coeliac disease (RCD) is a rare syndrome with a poor prognosis, defined by malabsorption due to gluten‐related enteropathy after initial or subsequent failure of a strictExpand
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Double-blind comparison of slow-release 5-aminosalicylate and sulfasalazine in remission maintenance in ulcerative colitis.
The results of a clinical trial comparing slow-release 5-aminosalicylic acid tablets (Pentasa) and enteric-coated sulfasalazine tablets (Salazopyrin) with regard to the efficacy of maintainingExpand
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Refractory coeliac disease.
A small proportion of coeliac disease (CD) patients fail to improve after a gluten-free diet (GFD) and may be considered as atypical regarding their outcome (refractory coeliac disease). The aim ofExpand
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Update on the management of refractory coeliac disease.
True Refractory Coeliac Disease (RCD) is being currently defined as persisting or recurring villous atrophy with crypt hyperplasia and increased intraepithelial lymphocytes in spite of a strictExpand
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The Presence of Small Intestinal Intraepithelial Gamma/Delta T-Lymphocytes Is Inversely Correlated With Lymphoma Development in Refractory Celiac Disease
BACKGROUND:In refractory celiac disease (RCD) type II, a phenotypically aberrant (CD7+ CD3− CD4/8-cytoplasmicCD3+) intraepithelial lymphocyte (IEL) population is present, and 50–60% of these patientsExpand
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Hepatic morphopathologic findings of lead poisoning in a drug addict: a case report.
We describe the case of a 40-year old Iranian man who was admitted to our hospital with severe abdominal pain, abnormal liver function tests and normocytic anemia. Suffering from multiple sclerosis,Expand
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HLA-DRB1*03:01 and HLA-DRB1*04:01 modify the presentation and outcome in autoimmune hepatitis type-1
The classical human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1*03:01 and HLA-DRB1*04:01 alleles are established autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) risk alleles. To study the immune-modifying effect of these alleles, weExpand
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Coeliac Disease: Changing Views on Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy
Background : The continuing flow of scientific development in coeliac disease in the past decade points to the need for the formulation of a new concept of pathophysiology and clinical approach toExpand
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Non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Is it in the gluten or the grain?
Celiac disease is an immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the small intestine caused by sensitivity to dietary gluten and related proteins in genetically predisposed individuals. Over the pastExpand
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