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Necessary Additional Points

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2014; 111(12): 213; DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2014.0213a

Tromm, A

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Studies have confirmed an increased prevalence for developing microscopic colitis in patients with sprue, and vice versa (13). For collagenous colitis, the reported prevalence of sprue is 3.46% (1). In patients with confirmed sprue who continue to have symptoms in spite of adherence to their restriction diet, collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis should always be excluded.

DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2014.0213a

Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Tromm

Ev. Krankenhaus Hattingen gGmbH

a.tromm@krankenhaus-hattingen.de

Conflict of interest statement

Prof Tomm has been reimbursed for conference delegate fees, travel costs, and hotel expenses. He has also received honoraria from the Falk Foundation for preparing continuing medical educational events.

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Green PH, Yang J, Cheng J, Lee AR, Harper JW, Bhagat G: An association between microscopic colitis and celiac disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009; 7: 1210–6 CrossRef MEDLINE
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Kao KT, Pedraza BA, McClune AC, et al.: Microscopic colitis: a large retrospective analysis from a health maintenance organization experience. World J Gastroenterol 2009; 15: 3122–7 CrossRef MEDLINE PubMed Central
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Stewart M, Andrews CN, Urbanski S, Beck PL, Storr M: The association of coeliac disease and microscopic colitis: a large population-based study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2011; 33: 1340–9 MEDLINE PubMed Central
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Schuppan D, Zimmer KP: The diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013; 110(49): 835–46 VOLLTEXT
1.Green PH, Yang J, Cheng J, Lee AR, Harper JW, Bhagat G: An association between microscopic colitis and celiac disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2009; 7: 1210–6 CrossRef MEDLINE
2.Kao KT, Pedraza BA, McClune AC, et al.: Microscopic colitis: a large retrospective analysis from a health maintenance organization experience. World J Gastroenterol 2009; 15: 3122–7 CrossRef MEDLINE PubMed Central
3.Stewart M, Andrews CN, Urbanski S, Beck PL, Storr M: The association of coeliac disease and microscopic colitis: a large population-based study. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2011; 33: 1340–9 MEDLINE PubMed Central
4.Schuppan D, Zimmer KP: The diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. Dtsch Arztebl Int 2013; 110(49): 835–46 VOLLTEXT

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