Oral Signs and HLA-DQB1∗02 Haplotypes in the Celiac Paediatric Patient: A Preliminary Study

@inproceedings{Erriu2013OralSA,
  title={Oral Signs and HLA-DQB1∗02 Haplotypes in the Celiac Paediatric Patient: A Preliminary Study},
  author={Matteo Erriu and Gian Marco Abbate and F. M. G. Pili and Francesca Novara and Germano Orr{\`u} and Caterina Montaldo and Vincenzo Piras and Luca Levrini},
  booktitle={Autoimmune diseases},
  year={2013}
}
Celiac disease (CD) diagnosis can be extremely challenging in the case of atypical patterns. In this context, oral signs seem to play a decisive role in arousing suspicion of these forms of the disease. At the same time, the different expressions of the HLA-DQB1∗02 allele apparently seem to facilitate the interpretation of signs and highlighted symptoms… CONTINUE READING