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Collagenous celiac disease

Collagenous celiac disease: Introduction

Collagenous celiac disease: Collagenous celiac disease is used to describe progressive celiac disease characterized by the presence of a layer of collagen (scarring) in the intestinal layers. This form of celiac disease usually fails to respond to treatments such as gluten-free diets. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by intolerance to gluten by the small intestine. The condition usually fails to respond to treatment and has a poor prognosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Collagenous celiac disease is available below.

Symptoms of Collagenous celiac disease

Treatments for Collagenous celiac disease

  • Gluten-free diet, nutritional supplement, corticosteroid therapy, immunosuppressive drugs, delivery of nutrition through an IV - some people fail to respond to any of these therapies.
  • Gluten free diet - close review needs to be made to ensure diet is truly gluten free
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Immunosuppressants - azathioprine
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Collagenous celiac disease?

Collagenous celiac disease: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Collagenous celiac disease:

  • Spontaneous miscarriage
  • Infertility - males and females
  • Increased risk of small bowel adenocarcinoma
  • Increased risk of small bowel lymphoma
  • Increased risk of small bowel ulcers
  • more complications...»

Causes of Collagenous celiac disease

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Collagenous celiac disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Collagenous celiac disease

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course,...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of...read more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See ...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable...read more »

Collagenous celiac disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Collagenous celiac disease

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Collagenous celiac disease: Rare Types

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Collagenous celiac disease: Animations

Prognosis for Collagenous celiac disease

Prognosis for Collagenous celiac disease: Prognosis is usually poor.

Collagenous celiac disease: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Collagenous celiac disease

  1. Collagenous celiac disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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