Immune response may cause gluten sensitivity

Immune response may cause gluten sensitivity

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Many people suffer from gluten sensitivity, and doctors often find these cases incomprehensible as most gluten-induced irritations are caused by celiac disease. New studies suggest that people’s immune systems might just be causing the reaction.
31 Jul 2016 - General
Gluten sensitivity is a known entity that is due to gluten induced irritations in our gut, in the none coeliac disease cohort. Coeliac disease is strongly associated with HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8. Patients with coeliac disease will usually positive for coeliac serology (anti-tissue transglutaminase (TTG), or deamidated gliadin peptide), endoscopic appearance of flattening Duodenum mucosa, and typical duodenal biopsy showing villi atrophy, increased in intraepithelial eosinophil counts. Treatment wi...
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