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The histological features of coeliac disease include all of the following, except: (AIIMS MAY 08)



A Crypt hyperplasia

B Flat villi

C Increase in intraepithelial lymphocytes

D Increase in inflammatory cells in lamina propria

Ans. D Increase in inflammatory cells in lamina propria

The changes seen on biopsy are-

1. Absence or reduced height of villi.( Flat appearance ). Q

2. Crypt hyperplasia Q

3. Increased intra epithelial lymphocytes Q

4. Cuboidal appearance of epithelial cells. Q

It is the reversion of histopathological appearance to normal following initiation of a gluten-free diet that establish the diagnosis.

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