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Celiac Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Celiac Disease
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.637.250
C18.452.603.250
Unique ID
D002446
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002446
Annotation
do not confuse with SPRUE, TROPICAL
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
CELIAC DIS
Entry Term(s)
Celiac Sprue
Gluten Enteropathy
Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy
Sprue
Sprue, Celiac
Sprue, Nontropical
NLM Classification #
WI 471
See Also
Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma
Sprue, Tropical
Wheat Hypersensitivity
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Celiac Disease Preferred
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