What is the prognosis of celiac disease (sprue)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2019
  • Author: Stephan U Goebel, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The prognosis for patients with correctly diagnosed and treated celiac disease is excellent.

The prognosis for patients with celiac disease who are not responding to gluten withdrawal and corticosteroid treatment is generally poor.

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