Current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease: an evolving spectrum.

@article{Fasano2001CurrentAT,
  title={Current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease: an evolving spectrum.},
  author={Alessio Fasano and Carlo Catassi},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={120 3},
  pages={636-51}
}
Celiac disease (CD) is a syndrome characterized by damage of the small intestinal mucosa caused by the gliadin fraction of wheat gluten and similar alcohol-soluble proteins (prolamines) of barley and rye in genetically susceptible subjects. The presence of gluten in these subjects leads to self-perpetuating mucosal damage, whereas elimination of gluten results in full mucosal recovery. The clinical manifestations of CD are protean in nature and vary markedly with the age of the patient, the… CONTINUE READING
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