Crohn's disease specific pancreatic antibodies: clinical and pathophysiological challenges.


Crohn's disease (CrD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are the main inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). IBD-specific humoral markers of autoimmunity in the form of autoantibodies have been reported first in the late 1950s by demonstrating the occurrence of autoimmunity in UC, while humoral autoimmunity in CrD can be traced back to the 1970s. Ever since, the… (More)
DOI: 10.1515/cclm-2013-0801


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