Exploring the iceberg of gluten

Authors

  • Bhupendra Chaudhary Department of Neurology, Jaswant Rai Super Speciality Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Ansh Chaudhary Department of Pediatrics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College and Research Centre, Pune, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20202516

Abstract

Gluten, a protein present in wheat, rice or barley shares the reputation of common etiological agent for childhood disease ‘Coeliac Disease’ (CD) and adult ‘Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity’ (NCGS).

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2020-06-24

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