In internal medicine, we pride ourselves on our diagnostic acumen and are taught to be vigilant for treatable diseases that may mimic other conditions; examples include systemic lupus erythematosus or vasculitis, but arguably today one of the great imitators is celiac disease.1 An emerging entity, nonceliac gluten or wheat sensitivity (NCGS), may be confused with celiac disease.2
Talley NJ, Walker MM. Celiac Disease and Nonceliac Gluten or Wheat Sensitivity: The Risks and Benefits of Diagnosis. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(5):615–616. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0695
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