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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects with positive serologic antibodies for gluten-sensitive enteropathy

From: Gluten sensitivity enteropathy in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis

Patient no. sex age Duration of RAS(y) No. of attacks per year Response to conventional therapy serology Marsh classification Other symptoms Improvement with GFD
1 F 13 2 12< No tTG + II Anemia Yes
2 M 33 5 12< No tTG + I No --
3 F 40 7 6 to12 No tTG + I No ---
4 M 40 6 6 to12 No tTG + I No ----
5 M 18 3 12< No AEA+ & tTG+ III Anemia Yes
6 M 25 5 12< No tTG + I No Yes
7 F 23 4 6 to12 No tTG + II No Yes
  1. tTG: tissue transglutaminase antibody, EMA: anti endomysial antibody.