Causes of small-bowel villous atrophy (VA) include coeliac disease (CD), its complications and other rare non-coeliac enteropathies. However, forms of VA of unknown aetiology may also exist. We defined them as idiopathic VA (IVA). To retrospectively classify the largest cohort of IVA patients and compare their natural history with CD.

Clinical phenotype and mortality in patients with idiopathic small bowel villous atrophy: a dual-centre international study

Schiepatti, Annalisa;De Silvestri, Annalisa;Giuffrida, Paolo;Vanoli, Alessandro;Paulli, Marco;Di Sabatino, Antonio;Corazza, Gino R;Biagi, Federico
2020

Abstract

Causes of small-bowel villous atrophy (VA) include coeliac disease (CD), its complications and other rare non-coeliac enteropathies. However, forms of VA of unknown aetiology may also exist. We defined them as idiopathic VA (IVA). To retrospectively classify the largest cohort of IVA patients and compare their natural history with CD.
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