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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2013; 19(15): 2313-2318
Published online Apr 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i15.2313
Table 3 Celiac patients in whom splenic function should be assessed
Patients with complications (RCD, UJI, EATL, collagenous sprue)
Patients with concomitant autoimmune disorders
Patients with old age at diagnosis
Patients with previous history of major infections/sepsis and/or thromboembolism
Patients with mesenteric lymph node cavitation and/or splenic atroph