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Celiac disease (CD), also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy
, is characterized by intolerance to gluten, rye, wheat, and barley.
Celiac disease, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy
, is an autoimmune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically pre-disposed individuals.
Celiac disease(CD), gluten-sensitive enteropathy
and gluten sensitivity are all terms used to describe the disease process affecting the small bowel.
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(10-12) The high prevalence is also attributed to the inclusion of Marsh I-II in the definition of CD, often termed as gluten-sensitive enteropathy
As an immune-mediated disorder, CD, celiac sprue disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy
is triggered in genetically susceptible individuals by consumption of gluten-containing grains--wheat, barley, rye and hybrids thereof.