Myopathy associated with gluten sensitivity

  title={Myopathy associated with gluten sensitivity},
  author={Marios Hadjivassiliou and Arup K. Chattopadhyay and Richard A Gr{\"u}newald and John A. Jarratt and Rosalind H. Kandler and Dasappaiah Ganesh Rao and David S. Sanders and Stephen B. Wharton and G. A. B. Davies-Jones},
  journal={Muscle \& Nerve},
Ataxia and peripheral neuropathy are the most common neurological manifestations of gluten sensitivity. Myopathy is a less common and poorly characterized additional neurological manifestation of gluten sensitivity. We present our experience with 13 patients who presented with symptoms and signs suggestive of a myopathy and in whom investigation led to the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity. Three of these patients had a neuropathy with or without ataxia in addition to the myopathy. The mean age… 

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