[Diagnosis and treatment of refractory sprue].

  title={[Diagnosis and treatment of refractory sprue].},
  author={Antonio Garrido and Francisco J. Guerrero and Jos{\'e} Antonio Lepe and Cristina Ortega and Elisa G{\'a}lvez Mu{\~n}oz},
  journal={Gastroenterologia y hepatologia},
  volume={25 10},
Celiac disease is a gluten-sensitive enteropathy characterized by villous atrophy that is reversed by gluten withdrawal. A minority of these patients is resistant to a gluten-free diet or, after a period of remission, they experience relapse despite continued adherence to treatment, which is called unclassified sprue or refractory sprue.The prognosis of… CONTINUE READING