Coeliac Disease/Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy

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Coeliac Disease/Gluten-sensitive Enteropathy:
Abnormality in wall of intestinal mucosa – returns to normal with gluten free diet
Presentation more common in young adults, but can present in infancy.
Associated with some autoimmune diseases (eg diabetes mellitus).

Risk for neuropathy:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150511124853.htm

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