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Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue) Summary

Description: A malabsorption syndrome that is precipitated by the ingestion of foods containing GLUTEN, such as wheat, rye, and barley. It is characterized by INFLAMMATION of the SMALL INTESTINE, loss of MICROVILLI structure, failed INTESTINAL ABSORPTION, and MALNUTRITION.

Also Known As: Celiac Sprue; Nontropical Sprue; Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy; Disease, Celiac; Enteropathies, Gluten Show All >>

Networked: 4175 relevant articles (117 outcomes, 370 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Celiac Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Glutens (Glutelin) : 29 outcomes 70 studies in 1448 results : IBA
  2. Antibodies : 24 outcomes 79 studies in 790 results : IBA
  3. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) : 19 outcomes 53 studies in 488 results : IBA
  4. Gliadin : 16 outcomes 42 studies in 508 results : IBA
  5. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 11 outcomes 16 studies in 163 results : IBA
  6. Peptides : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 191 results : IBA
  7. Antigens : 6 outcomes 12 studies in 213 results : IBA
  8. Autoantibodies : 5 outcomes 19 studies in 200 results : IBA
  9. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 3 outcomes 9 studies in 63 results : IBA
  10. Xylose (D-Xylose) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 27 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Celiac Disease

  1. Dermatitis Herpetiformis (Disease, Duhring's)
  2. Atrophy
  3. Celiac Disease (Celiac Sprue)
  4. Crohn Disease (Crohn's Disease)
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Celiac Disease

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 21 results
  2. Jejunoileal Bypass : 1 outcome in 9 results
  3. Gastrectomy : 1 outcome in 7 results
  4. Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Endoscopes : 1 outcome in 2 results
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