coeliac disease

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coeliac disease

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(Pathology) a chronic intestinal disorder caused by sensitivity to the protein gliadin contained in the gluten of cereals, characterized by distention of the abdomen and frothy and pale foul-smelling stools
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In cases of inflammatory bowel disease and gut-brain interaction associated with autism, it has been observed that there is more incidence of positive gluten/gliadin IgG and IgA antibodies with negative EMA, while in celiac disorder, there are positive IgA antibodies for gliadin, EMA and/or reticulin.