[Celiac disease in adults: new aspects].

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INTRODUCTION Celiac disease also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy is a complex disorder where genetically susceptible individuals develop in typical cases signs of malabsorption after ingestion of cereals. Malabsorption is due to total or subtotal atrophy of the small intestinal mucosa regressing after adherence to a gluten-free diet. The only… (More)

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