Prospective screening for coeliac disease in patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism using anti-gliadin and tissue transglutaminase antibodies.

@article{Chng2005ProspectiveSF,
  title={Prospective screening for coeliac disease in patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism using anti-gliadin and tissue transglutaminase antibodies.},
  author={Chin Lye Ch'ng and Moushmi Biswas and Ann Benton and M Keston Jones and Jeremy G C Kingham},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={303-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Coeliac disease (CD) is associated with autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) although its prevalence among those with Graves' hyperthyroidism in the UK is unknown. We determined the prevalence and evaluated the role of screening for CD prospectively in a consecutive cohort of patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism using IgA class antibodies to gliadin (AGA) and tissue transglutaminase (anti-tTG). METHODS All patients with Graves' hyperthyroidism attending the thyroid clinic over a 9… CONTINUE READING
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