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Duodenal bulb biopsies in celiac disease: a multicenter study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
0277-2116
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Volume
47
Issue
5
Pages
618–622
Identifiers
PMID: 18979585
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study demonstrated that CD-related histological lesions are always present in the bulb; sometimes this specific site is the only one affected. Therefore, we suggest taking 2 biopsies from the bulb and 2 from the distal duodenum for CD diagnosis.

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