Table 1

Characteristics of patients with positive results on endomysial antibody testing

Presentation
Case NoSexAge (yearsPrimarySecondaryHaemoglobin concentration (g/lMean cell volumeHistology
1F46Anaemia11078.0Subtotal villous atrophy
2M42Diarrhoea14291.6Subtotal villous atrophy
3F19“Tired all the time”Mild anaemia11078.8Total villous atrophy
4M60“Tired all the time”(chronic fatigue syndrome) Weight loss14798.2Total villous atrophy
5F42Anaemia (intermittent)Family history14279.8Subtotal villous atrophy
6F38“Tired all the time”11689.1Total villous atrophy
7F36Anaemia“Tired all the time”10478.2Subtotal villous atrophy
8F73“Tired all the time”Hypothyroidism107104.0Subtotal villous atrophy
9F37MalabsorptionAnaemia8163.0Total villous atrophy
10F47Anaemia“Tired all the time”8078.6Total villous atrophy
11F34Anaemia7070.2Subtotal villous atrophy
12F21Thyroid problemPast anaemia12388.7Total villous atrophy
13F72Malabsorption9686.0Subtotal villous atrophy
14M51Anaemia (past)Odd neurology11874.7Total villous atrophy
15F37Anaemia (pregnancy)9879.7Subtotal villous atrophy
16M18Family history (mother)“Tired all the time”13891.7Partial villous atrophy
17F54AnaemiaFamily history (sister)9171.4Subtotal villous atrophy
18F44Anaemia8369.3Total villous atrophy
19F28Anaemia7469.4Subtotal villous atrophy
20F45“Tired all the time”(chronic fatigue syndrome)NANASubtotal villous atrophy
21F1MalabsorptionFailure to thrive13287.2Total villous atrophy
22M58Anaemia (past)Weight loss15289.3Subtotal villous atrophy
23F54AnaemiaFamily history9663.7Subtotal villous atrophy
24F44Anaemia8864.7Mild villous atrophy
25F59Family history (brother)13387.2Increased intraepithelial lymphocytes
26F50Unexplained macrocytosis12597.9Total villous atrophy
27F32Anaemia9167.1Total villous atrophy
28M64Anaemia (mild)11789.6Subtotal villous atrophy
29M52Malabsorption11983.8Total villous atrophy
30M27“Tired all the time”Family history Liver function test results raised10883.4Total villous atrophy
  • NA=not available.