[2 cases of adult celiac disease simulating Berger's disease].

@article{Usai19892CO,
  title={[2 cases of adult celiac disease simulating Berger's disease].},
  author={Paolo Usai and Maria Valeria Cherchi and Merc{\`e} Boy and G Cogoni and Giuseppe Santa Cruz and Angelo Balestrieri},
  journal={Recenti progressi in medicina},
  year={1989},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={137-9}
}
The authors describe two cases of celiac disease that simulated mesangial IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease). In both cases, gluten-free diet rapidly abated the histological and clinical picture, renal as well as intestinal. The authors conclude that all patients with Berger's disease should be tested systematically for antigliadin antibodies of the IgA… CONTINUE READING