Celiac Disease Biopsy Defined – Portion II

In this write-up, more depth is furnished regarding the visual appearance of the intestine underneath the microscope in celiac disorder and gluten sensitivity. The phrases intra-epithelial lymphocytosis and crypt hyperplasia are described and spelled out for all those wanting to know what medical doctors are on the lookout for when a biopsy of the small […]

Celiac Ailment Biopsy Explained: Portion I Villous Atrophy

The prognosis of celiac condition is verified by a characteristic abnormal overall look of the small intestine below the microscope. Flattening of the usual finger like projections called villi accompanied by symptoms of swelling is taken to indicate destruction or injury from the storage protein gluten in wheat and identical proteins in barley and rye. […]