Adult celiac disease: what is the role of MRI?


PURPOSE To evaluate the ability of MRI to identify intra- and extraintestinal findings of celiac disease in an adult population. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-one subjects (18 men and 23 women; mean age = 41.3 years; 31 with biopsy-proven celiac disease, and 10 healthy volunteers) underwent MRI of the small bowel. MR studies were performed on a 1.5-T magnet… (More)