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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The prevalence of dermatitis herpetiformis was instead lower (2.9%) than that observed in most previous studies (5-10%); this may possibly be explained by the decreasing occurrence of dermatitis herpetiformis as found by an Italian larger series (4%) [21] and in a recent Dutch study (3.2%) [4].
Smyth, "Epidermal transglutaminase (TGase 3) is the autoantigen of dermatitis herpetiformis," Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol.
Due to heterogeneous clinical features, linear IgA bullous dermatosis must be differentiated from a number of diseases including pemphigus vulgaris, bullous pemphigoid, dermatitis herpetiformis, and erythema multiforme [12].
So far there are no data connected with the role of IL-31 in development of itch in a course of autoimmune blistering diseases as well as itch intensity in a course of dermatitis herpetiformis. Moreover there are scarce data connected with itch intensity in a course of bullous pemphigoid [8, 9].
(27) , 1998 Dermatitis herpetiformis Chorzelski and Jablonska (29), 1975; Egan et al.
Celiac disease can be diagnosed by blood tests, an intestinal biopsy, and the presence of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH).
To be eligible, patients must have a clinically confirmed diagnosis of coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis, live in Scotland and be registered as an NHS patient with a GP practice.
Celiac disease patients might present with recurrent oral ulcers and dermatitis herpetiformis is also quite common in such patients.
But when I realised that I would get rid of a lot of these health niggles - the skin rash (called dermatitis herpetiformis, linked to coeliac disease), the horrible headaches, the tummy upsets, the tiredness - all by changing my food habits, it was very motivating.
(3,8,13) Other possible non-GI symptoms include abnormal liver function test results and skin disorders such as dermatitis herpetiformis, a pruritic rash with cutaneous IgA deposits.
When a person with Celiac Disease eats wheat, rye or barley, the gluten causes the immune system to damage the lining of the small intestine thus causing stomach pain, diarrhea, fatigue, joint pain and a skin condition called dermatitis herpetiformis characterized by itchy skin rashes.
While type 3 groups comprises with autoimmune thyroid disease, myasthenia gravis, thymoma, Sjogren's syndrome, pernicious anemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), Addison's disease, diabetes, vitiligo, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and dermatitis herpetiformis. (5,6) According to the definition, the combination of five autoimmune diseases in the current patient qualifies for the diagnosis of MAS but as previously mentioned, literature search did not reveal this particular set of disorders in one single patient although a combination of any three of them has been reported.

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