Celiac Disease: Immunopathogenesis and Clinical Spectrum Potential

Session Type: ACR Medical Aspects of Rheumatic Diseases
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
W375d (McCormick Place West)
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Session Overview:
Celiac disease is an immune mediate multisystem process precipitated by gluten and related protein in genetically susceptible hosts. There are many potential homologies between celiac and immune mediated rheumatic diseases.

Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:

  • identify the epidemiology of celiac disease
  • describe the pathophysiology of celiac disease and factors leading to disease variability
  • recognize the clinical spectrum of presentations of celiac disease
  • discriminate when and how to evaluate patients for celiac disease

Moderator: Bruce I. Hoffman, MD,
Talks:
7:30 AM
Celiac Disease: Immunopathogenesis and Clinical Spectrum
Joseph A. Murray, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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