Immunopathology of gluten-sensitive enteropathy

Abstract

Celiac disease, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE), is an immune-mediated genetically determined proximal small intestinal response to wheat gluten or gluten-related prolamins from barley, rye and possibly oat [55]. The typical celiac patient has malabsorption, diarrhoea, weight loss and a fiat duodenal and jejunal mucosa (villous atrophy). However, such… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00824057

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