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BACKGROUND Anemia due to hematinic deficiencies is common in patients with untreated celiac disease. Although celiac disease is a chronic condition characterized by an intense inflammatory response of the intestinal mucosa, scant data are available about the prevalence of anemia of chronic disease in celiac disease. DESIGN AND METHODS One hundred and(More)
BACKGROUND Anemia is a common complication of inflammatory bowel disease, but its epidemiology may be changing due to earlier diagnosis and improved treatments. We investigated the prevalence and pathogenesis of anemia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. DESIGN AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study 263 out-patients with inflammatory bowel(More)
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