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Individuals who are 'sensitive' to gluten may be diagnosed with 'celiac disease,' which is also called gluten sensitivity, gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac sprue, celiac sprue disease, or non-tropical sprue.
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy is present to some degree in 60% to 70% of patients with dermatitis herpetiformis; however, only 5% to 10% of patients have symptoms, including diarrhea, bloating, and abdominal pain.