TY - CHAP A1 - Gabor Veres A2 - Dorottya Nagy-Szakal A3 - Hajnalka Győrffy A4 - Kriszta Molnár A5 - Katalin Müller A6 - Mária Papp A7 - András Arató ED1 - Peter Kruzliak ED2 - Govind Bhagat Y1 - 2012-07-19 PY - 2012 T1 - Mucosal expression of claudins in children with celiac disease N2 - Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten-containing grains (including wheat, rye and barley) in genetically susceptible individuals. CD can manifest itself with a previously unappreciated range of clinical presentations, including the typical malabsorption syndrome and a spectrum of symptoms potentially affecting any organ system. Since CD often presents in an atypical or even silent manner, many cases remain undiagnosed and carry the risk of long-term complications, including anemia and other hematological complications, osteoporosis, neurological complications or cancer. The high prevalence of the disease and its variety of clinical outcomes raise several interesting questions. This book covers most of the aforementioned controversial and yet unresolved topics by including the contributions of experts in CD.What the reader will surely find stimulating about this book is not only its exhaustive coverage of our current knowledge of CD, but also provocative new concepts in disease pathogenesis and treatment. BT - Celiac Disease SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/50175 DO - 10.5772/50175 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-11-27 ER -