What is the role of cell-mediated immune responses in the pathogenesis of celiac disease?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Stephan U Goebel, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Cell-mediated immune responses are also important for the pathogenesis of celiac disease, as demonstrated by the presence of large numbers of CD8+ T lymphocytes in the intestinal epithelium.


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