Duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytosis with normal villous architecture in pediatric patients: Mayo clinic experience, 2000-2009

@article{Shmidt2013DuodenalIL,
  title={Duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytosis with normal villous architecture in pediatric patients: Mayo clinic experience, 2000-2009},
  author={Eugenia Shmidt and Thomas C. Smyrk and William A. Faubion and Amy S. Oxentenko},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={51-5}
}
OBJECTIVES Small bowel intraepithelial lymphocytosis (IELs) with normal villous architecture is a relatively common finding, often of uncertain significance. The aims of our study were to determine the prevalence of this finding, its clinical associations, its specificity for celiac disease (CD), and whether histologic clues exist that increase the specificity for CD in this setting, all in the pediatric population. METHODS The Mayo Clinic electronic pathology database was searched between… CONTINUE READING

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