Genetic Background of Celiac Disease and Its Clinical Implications

Victorien M. Wolters, M.D.; Cisca Wijmenga, Ph.D.


Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103(1):190-195. 

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Genes and Syndromes

Several genetic syndromes are associated with CD, e.g., Down syndrome (DS), Turner syndrome (TS), and Williams syndrome (WS), and it is tempting to speculate that possible chromosomal derangements might influence a disturbed immune response in these syndromes.


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