Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

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Mohammad Rostami Nejad 1 , farhad Lahmi 2 , * , Mohammad Reza Zali 3

1 Researcher, Celiac Disease Department, Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Iran, Andorra

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Army University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Iran

3 Professor, Celiac Disease Department, Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran Iran, Andorra

How to Cite: Rostami Nejad M , Lahmi F, Zali M R . Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(3):e65949.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (3); e65949
Published Online: September 28, 2013
Article Type: Review Article
Received: April 16, 2013
Accepted: August 28, 2013

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Abstract

Some patients are complaining in the responds to gluten containing foods and histological/ serological findings are compatible with celiac disease or wheat allergy. In this occasion, celiac disease and wheat allergy, non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a new finding that has been recognized in the scientific world. Since only gluten as the sole cause of this disorder, the term of non-celiac gluten sensitivity is suggested for this disease. In this study, available information about the symptoms, epidemiology, genetic, serology, histology and pathophysiology findings are reviewed.

Keywords

Celiac disease Non-celiac gluten sensitivity Epidemiology

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