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Gluten-sensitive enteropathy is most common in the northern hemisphere but also occurs in South America, Australia and New Zealand.
Gluten challenge in borderline gluten-sensitive enteropathy.
Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac sprue, or nontropical sprue (see reference for terminology) is a common immune-mediated disorder characterized by chronic inflammation of the small intestine, and the presence of systemic manifestations, which occurs in genetically predisposed individuals on consumption of certain grains, including wheat.
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.
Also known as celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac disease has a worldwide distribution.
Gluten-sensitive enteropathy (GSE)[3] is a common chronic small-bowel disorder of autoimmune origin occurring in both children and adults.
Collagenous sprue is a rare enteropathy that shares some clinical and histologic features with gluten-sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease).