Celiac disease.

  title={Celiac disease.},
  author={Carlo Catassi and Alessio Fasano},
  journal={Current opinion in gastroenterology},
  volume={24 6},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Recent advances in the clinical, epidemiological, genetic, and therapeutic aspects of celiac disease have made this condition a superb model of autoimmunity. This review will outline the most significant work that contributed to our current knowledge of the disease. RECENT FINDINGS Celiac disease is not confined to the Caucasian population as previously believed; rather its prevalence is approximately 1% worldwide. In addition to the HLA genes, many other genes involved in… CONTINUE READING

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