Histological changes associated with wheat protein antibodies in the absence of villous atrophy.

A retrospective study was conducted to assess the association of alpha-gliadin antibodies with intraepithelial lymphocyte counts. Twelve subjects with apparently normal small intestinal histology and raised alpha-gliadin antibody titres had significantly increased intraepithelial lymphocyte counts (42 (SEM) 5.9) when compared with 16 subjects with normal… (More)

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