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Celiac Sprue (cont.)

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Author:Mohammed Wehbi, MD, Chief Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology, Emory University School of Medicine.

Coauthor(s): Vincent W Yang, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Robin E Rutherford, MD, Clinical Director, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine.

Editors:Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2005

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