The association of coeliac disease and microscopic colitis: a large population-based study.

@article{Stewart2011TheAO,
  title={The association of coeliac disease and microscopic colitis: a large population-based study.},
  author={Michael J Stewart and Chris Newell Stuart Andrews and Stefan J. Urbanski and Paul L. Beck and Martin Storr},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={1340-9}
}
BACKGROUND An association between microscopic colitis and coeliac disease (CD) has been suggested in literature; however, population-based data are limited. AIMS To estimate the degree of association between these two diseases and to identify possible risk factors for disease concomitance. METHODS A population-based review of all patients diagnosed with CD and microscopic colitis in a large Canadian centre over a 5-year period. Endoscopy and pathology databases were searched to identify all… CONTINUE READING