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Celiac sprue in patients with chronic oral mucosal symptoms.
J Clin Gastroenterol 1998; 26(1):23-6JC

Abstract

Eighty-two consecutive patients with oral mucosal disorders were screened for celiac sprue with serum immunoglobulin A (IgA)-class endomysial and gliadin antibodies. In positive cases the diagnosis of celiac sprue was established by duodenal biopsy. Four patients were positive for endomysial antibodies and 22 for gliadin antibodies. Four (4.9%) patients were found to have celiac sprue: three of them by screening and one was previously diagnosed. Endomysial antibodies were present in all three newly diagnosed patients with celiac sprue, and gliadin antibodies were present in one. Sixteen of 22 patients positive for gliadin antibodies underwent small bowel biopsy, and 15 had normal mucosa. Patients with chronic oral mucosal disorders and a positive endomysial antibody test may suffer from celiac sprue. By contrast, gliadin antibodies were very prevalent even in the absence of celiac sprue.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Tampere University Hospital, Finland.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

9492858

Citation

Jokinen, J, et al. "Celiac Sprue in Patients With Chronic Oral Mucosal Symptoms." Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 26, no. 1, 1998, pp. 23-6.
Jokinen J, Peters U, Mäki M, et al. Celiac sprue in patients with chronic oral mucosal symptoms. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1998;26(1):23-6.
Jokinen, J., Peters, U., Mäki, M., Miettinen, A., & Collin, P. (1998). Celiac sprue in patients with chronic oral mucosal symptoms. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 26(1), pp. 23-6.
Jokinen J, et al. Celiac Sprue in Patients With Chronic Oral Mucosal Symptoms. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1998;26(1):23-6. PubMed PMID: 9492858.
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