Declining trend in the incidence of biopsy-verified coeliac disease in the adult population of Finland, 2005-2014.

@article{Virta2017DecliningTI,
  title={Declining trend in the incidence of biopsy-verified coeliac disease in the adult population of Finland, 2005-2014.},
  author={L J Virta and M M Saarinen and K-L Kolho},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 11-12},
  pages={1085-1093}
}
BACKGROUND The frequency of coeliac disease (CD) has been on the rise over the past decades, especially in Western Europe, but current trends are unclear. AIM To research the recent temporal changes in the incidence of adult, biopsy-verified coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) in Finland, a country with a high frequency of coeliac disease. METHODS All coeliac disease and DH cases diagnosed at age 20-79 years during 2005-2014 were retrieved from a nationwide database… CONTINUE READING
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