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What does IEL stand for?

IEL stands for Intraepithelial Lymphocyte

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Cases with any degree of vinous atrophy, associated crypt hyperplasia, and an increased number of intraepithelial lymphocytes were confirmed by intestinal biopsy, plus clinical or histologic improvement after the introduction of a gluten-free diet, as well as positive endomysial or tissue transglutaminase antibodies.
Smaller numbers of intraepithelial lymphocytes can also be seen in H pylori gastritis, but the diagnosis of lymphocytic gastritis should be reserved for cases with marked intraepithelial lymphocytosis in the absence of active H pylori gastritis.