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Celiac sprue features
Cell-mediated autoimmune disease
European descent
Lymphocytes in Lamina propria/ Lymphoma risk
Intolerance of gluten (wheat)
Atrophy of villi in small intestine/ Abnormal D-xylose test
Childhood presentation
(Atrophied villi cause less absorption, so diarrhea, weight loss, less energy.) ;)
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