Endoscopic findings of Duodenum in patients with Celiac Disease
*Correspondence to: Ikram Tirmizi, Gastroenterologist F.G Polyclinic Hospital Islamabad Pakistan
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Received: 13 October 2023
Published: 03 November 2023
Materials and methods: 100 patients were included in study who presented to OPD or Emergency of Gastroenterology department Federal Government Polyclinic, Islamabad Pakistan with suggestive of Celiac disease. Patients were investigated with baseline investigations Celiac serology. EGD with duodenal biopsy and genetic testing (as required)
Results: After analysis of the recorded data of selected patients 44% were found to have normal D1 and D2 on EGD, 14% were having Scalloping of duodenal folds, 12% were having flat duodenal mucosa, 12% were having nodular duodenal mucosa, 11% were having fissured duodenal mucosa, 01% were having Granular duodenal mucosa and 06% patients refused to undergo EGD.
Conclusion: Most of the patients with celiac disease have mucosal abnormalities in duodenum, found on Upper Gl endoscopy.
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