[Discordant manifestation of celiac disease in monozygotic twins]

Klin Padiatr. 1989 Mar-Apr;201(2):136-8. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-1025291.
[Article in German]


A monozygous pair of twins with discordant presentation of coeliac disease is reported. The gluten-sensitive enteropathy in one of the twins might have been initiated by a virus infection.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Biopsy
  • Celiac Disease / genetics*
  • Celiac Disease / pathology
  • Diseases in Twins*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Mucosa / pathology
  • Twins, Monozygotic