Celiac Disease and Viral B Hepatitis: Lessons for Clinical Practice

  title={Celiac Disease and Viral B Hepatitis: Lessons for Clinical Practice},
  author={Antonio Tursi},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
C disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gut occurring in genetically susceptible individuals after the ingestion of gluten. It is characterized by a flattened mucosa, villous atrophy, and crypt hyperplasia in the small intestine, by the classic malabsorption syndrome (diarrhea, steatorrhea, weight loss), or by seemingly less severe symptoms such as iron deficiency anemia, osteopenic bone disease, amenorrhea, and infertility (1). The elimination of gluten from the diet generally… CONTINUE READING


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