Gluten ataxia in perspective: epidemiology, genetic susceptibility and clinical characteristics.

  title={Gluten ataxia in perspective: epidemiology, genetic susceptibility and clinical characteristics.},
  author={Marios Hadjivassiliou and Richard Adam Gr{\"u}newald and Basil Sharrack and David S Sanders and Alan Lobo and Clare A Williamson and Nicola M Woodroofe and Nicholas L Wood and Aelwyn G B Davies-Jones},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={126 Pt 3},
We previously have described a group of patients with gluten sensitivity presenting with ataxia (gluten ataxia) and suggested that this disease entity may account for a large number of patients with sporadic idiopathic ataxia. We have therefore investigated the prevalence of gluten sensitivity amongst a large cohort of patients with sporadic and familial ataxia and looked at possible genetic predisposition to gluten sensitivity amongst these groups. Two hundred and twenty-four patients with… CONTINUE READING
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