publication . Master thesis . 2016

Non‐celiac gluten sensitivity : a real disease?

Fernandes, Inês Cristina Ferreira;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Trabalho Final do Curso de Mestrado Integrado em Medicina, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa, 2016 The past years have seen an increase in the use of a gluten-­‐free diet (GFD) outside a diagnosis of coeliac disease (CD) or wheat allergy (WA). This trend has led to the identification of a new clinical entity termed non-­‐celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), which has clinical features that overlap with those two previously mentioned. The onset of symptoms in patients with NCGS can occur within hours or days of gluten ingestion and the prevalence of NCGS is estimated to round 6%. The pathophysiologic process is thought to be through an innate immune mech...
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free text keywords: Doença celíaca, Dieta livre de glúten, Oligossacarídeos, Hipersensibilidade a trigo, Glutens, Gastroenterologia, :Ciências Médicas [Domínio/Área Científica]
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