Adult celiac disease: US signs.

  title={Adult celiac disease: US signs.},
  author={Thomas Rettenbacher and Alois Hollerweger and Peter Macheiner and Sabine Huber and Norbert E Gritzmann},
  volume={211 2},
PURPOSE To examine whether distinct ultrasonographic (US) signs exist in patients with adult celiac disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a partly retrospective study, abdominal sonograms were obtained in 11 patients with adult celiac disease. Fifty matched control subjects also were examined. After the patients had fasted overnight, they were examined with 2-4-MHz abdominal and high-frequency 5-10-MHz linear-array US transducers. RESULTS The authors found several US pathologic signs in… CONTINUE READING
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