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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2019, 7(1), 21-25
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-7-1-7
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The Gut Feeling of the Joints: Celiac Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Related

Lerner Aaron1, , Wusterhausen Patricia1, Ramesh Ajay1, Lopez Francois1 and Matthias Torsten1

1AESKU.KIPP Institute, Wendelsheim, Germany

Pub. Date: March 10, 2019

Cite this paper:
Lerner Aaron, Wusterhausen Patricia, Ramesh Ajay, Lopez Francois and Matthias Torsten. The Gut Feeling of the Joints: Celiac Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis Are Related. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2019; 7(1):21-25. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-7-1-7

Abstract

The “mosaic of autoimmunity” is a complex, multiple-faceted, challenging scientific enigma. Celiac disease and rheumatoid arthritis are part of the autoimmune bee hive and despite being separate entities, they share multiple aspects. The present review summarizes the epidemiological, clinical, serological, genetic, environmental, enteric eco-events and associated diseases shared by the two mechanistically similar though different antigenic entities.

Keywords:
celiac disease rheumatoid arthritis HLA microbiome/dysbiome leaky gut post translational modification of proteins

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