coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

a chronic intestinal disorder of young children caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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Gluten challenge in borderline gluten-sensitive enteropathy.
Marsh (5) introduced a grading scheme to classify the morphologic spectrum of gluten-sensitive enteropathy in 1992, based on his clinical research on a variety of small-intestinal disorders and observations of the intestinal response to gluten challenge, reported as a series of studies.
Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is a food intolerance that affects individuals with a genetic predisposition to react to gliadin, a gluten protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.