What is coeliac?

  • (adj): Of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen.
    Synonyms: celiac

Some articles on coeliac, coeliacs:

Anti-transglutaminase Antibodies - Transglutaminase Isoform Reactivity - Anti-tissue Transglutaminase
... (ATA or anti-tTG) are found in patients with several conditions, including coeliac disease, juvenile diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and various forms of arthritis ... In Coeliac Disease, ATA are involved in the destruction of the villous extracellular matrix and target the destruction of intestinal villous epithelial cells by killer ... Deposits of anti-tTG in the intestinal epithelium predict coeliac disease ...
Coeliac Passion
... In pre-modern medicine, coeliac passion, celiac passion, or coeliaca passio was a kind of flux of the belly, wherein the food does not pass perfectly crude, but half digested ... In the coeliac, the food is sometimes digested, without the chyle's being separated from the excrements ... The causes of coeliac were believed to be either the weakness of the ferment of the stomach, the short period of time the food stayed there, the obstruction of the ...
Anti-transglutaminase Antibodies - Associated Conditions - Coeliac Disease
... attention to anti-transglutaminase antibodies is given with respect to Coeliac Disease ... See the Coeliac wiki article for more information ... High levels (titers) of ATA are found in almost all instances of coeliac disease ...
Samuel Gee - Coeliac Disease
... Samuel Gee gave the first modern-day description of coeliac disease in a lecture at the Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street in 1887 ... that milk intolerance is a problem with coeliac children and that highly starched foods should be avoided ... The cause of coeliac disease was eventually discovered to be an autoimmune reaction to gliadin, a gluten protein found in wheat, plus Secalin in rye and Hordien in barley ...
HLA-DQ2 - In Coeliac Disease
... DQ2 represents the second highest risk factor for coeliac disease, the highest risk is a close family member with disease ... Due to its link to coeliac disease, DQ2 has the highest association of any HLA serotype with autoimmune disease, close to 95% of all coeliacs have DQ2 ... Of the DQ2 homozygotes who eat wheat, lifelong risk is between 20 and 40% for coeliac disease ...