Celiac disease, cholera, liver, portal hypertension, ascites, bile, cirrhois, hepatitis, gallstones

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Department
Microbio, Immun, Pathology
Course
MIP 315A
Professor
Gerald Callahan
Semester
Spring

Description
24 MarchCeliac diseaseMalabsorptionMost common autoimmune diseaseProbably also most common inflammatory bowel diseaseImmune attack on villi in small intestineSmall bowel biopsy shows absence of villiImprovement on glutenfree dietSome genetic predispositionVilli lostsurface area dropsmuch less can be absorbedMost common symptomdiarrheaOften misdiagnosed as Crohns or ulcerative colitisGastrointestinal symptomsAbdominal pain distention bloatingDecreased appetiteConstipationDiarrheaNonintestinal symptomsAnemiaBone and joint painBone diseaseBreathlessnessWide range of other symptomsGlutens increase inflammation exacerbates diseaseIf gluten is not in system villi will be present
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