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Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease 

Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease
Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease

Gavin P Spickett

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date: 30 July 2021

Autoimmune enteropathy


Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (including oesophagitis)

Crohn’s disease

Ulcerative colitis (UC)

Whipple’s disease

Coeliac disease

Sclerosing mesenteritis

Autoimmune pancreatitis

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Autoantibodies against gut enterocytes have been associated with:

Coeliac-like enteropathy (DQ2 positive), unresponsive to gluten-free diet, with villous atrophy.


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