Emerging concepts in celiac disease

@article{Treem2004EmergingCI,
  title={Emerging concepts in celiac disease},
  author={William R. Treem},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={552-559}
}
  • W. Treem
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
Purpose of review There has been an explosion in knowledge about celiac disease (CD) in the last decade based on the availability of serologic screening tests and the elucidation of some of the important disease susceptibility genes. What has been discovered is that CD is among the most common inherited diseases with a worldwide prevalence of almost 1% of the population. Also, there has been a tremendous expansion of the possible clinical presentations in patients with CD, many of them… 

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