Peripheral neuropathy and celiac disease

  title={Peripheral neuropathy and celiac disease},
  author={Russell L. Chin and Norman Latov},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Neurology},
  • R. Chin, N. Latov
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Treatment Options in Neurology
Opinion statementPeripheral neuropathy (PN) is one of the most frequently reported neurologic manifestations associated with celiac disease (CD), a multigenetic, T-cell-mediated autoimmune disorder that results from a loss of tolerance to gluten. Sensory axonal and small fiber sensory polyneuropathies are the most frequently reported PN subtypes. Multifocal motor or sensorimotor neuropathies and a more fulminant neuropathy, associated with ataxia and other neurologic manifestations, also have… 
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