Fernando Fernández Bañares

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Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammatory bowel disease presenting with chronic, non-bloody watery diarrhoea and few or no endoscopic abnormalities. The histological examination reveals mainly two subtypes of MC, lymphocytic or collagenous colitis. Despite the fact that the incidence in MC has been rising over the last decades, research has been sparse(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Ten common low-penetrant genetic variants have been consistently associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) risk; little is known about the correlation between these variants and CRC phenotype. Characterization of such a correlation would improve CRC management and prevention programs. We assessed the association between these genetic(More)
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE) is increasingly diagnosed in adults. The symptoms of this disease can overlap with those of functional dyspepsia. The prevalence of GSE in dyspepsia has been reported to be 1.2-6.2% and could be higher if the entire spectrum of lesions related to gluten sensitivity, including lymphocytic enteropathy, is considered.(More)
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