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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2016, 4(3), 77-79
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-4-3-10
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The Gut-stomach Axis: Helicobacter pylori and Celiac Disease

Aaron Lerner1, 2, and Torsten Matthias2

1B. Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 34362, Israel

2AESKU.KIPP Institute, Wendelsheim 55234, Germany

Pub. Date: August 24, 2016

Cite this paper:
Aaron Lerner and Torsten Matthias. The Gut-stomach Axis: Helicobacter pylori and Celiac Disease. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2016; 4(3):77-79. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-4-3-10


Abnormalities in the gastric and duodenal eco-systems have been proposed as contributing to the pathophysiology of celiac disease (CD) and Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection, respectively. Lymphocytic gastritis and lymphocytic duodenitis cohabit in Hp and celiac disease and also in Hp- or non-CD respective conditions. The present editorial discusses those entities, concentrating on the pathophysiological pathways, highlighting the Hp-CD relationship in the contest of the gut-stomach axis.

helicobacter pylori celiac disease lymphocytic gastritis lymphocytic duodenitis enteritis immunopathology stomach-gut axis

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