Myopathy associated with gluten sensitivity.

  title={Myopathy associated with gluten sensitivity.},
  author={Marios Hadjivassiliou and Arup Kr. Chattopadhyay and Richard Adam Gr{\"u}newald and John A Jarratt and Rosalind H. Kandler and Dasappaiah Ganesh Rao and David Surendran Sanders and Stephen Barrie Wharton and G Aelwyn B Davies-Jones},
  journal={Muscle & nerve},
  volume={35 4},
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… CONTINUE READING