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In a previous screening study, 16% of patients with psoriasis had IgA and/or IgG antibodies to gliadin (AGA). The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of a gluten-free diet (GFD) in 33 AGA-positive and six AGA-negative psoriasis patients. Of the 33 AGA-positive patients, two had IgA antibodies to endomysium (EmA) and 15 an increased number of(More)
It was recently observed that in six patients with psoriasis and one with palmoplantar pustulosis, with newly discovered gluten intolerance, a gluten-free diet had a remarkable effect on the skin lesions. This prompted us to undertake a screening investigation to discover whether increased levels of serum antibodies to gliadin are more common in patients(More)
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