Celiac Disease

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Celiac Disease

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Neurological involvement of celiac disease is a controversial topic and estimated to occur in 6-10% of patients. Cerebellar (‘gluten’) ataxia and peripheral sensory neuropathy are the most common neurological manifestations of celiac disease. In this chapter, we review the multiple neurological manifestations of celiac disease, the utility of available diagnostic serologic tests, and the variable therapeutic responses to gluten restriction diets.

Chapter.  1060 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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