International Journal of Celiac Disease
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International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017, 5(4), 173-174
DOI: 10.12691/ijcd-5-4-10
Open AccessA Clinical Study

Ataxia Triggered by Gluten

Hakim Rahmoune1, 2, , Nada Boutrid1, 2, Mounira Amrane2, 3 and Belkacem Bioud1, 2

1Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

2Genetic, Cardiovascular & Nutritional Diseases Laboratory, Setif-1 University, Algeria

3Biochemistry Laboratory, University Hospital of Setif, Setif 1 University, Algeria

Pub. Date: November 24, 2017

Cite this paper:
Hakim Rahmoune, Nada Boutrid, Mounira Amrane and Belkacem Bioud. Ataxia Triggered by Gluten. International Journal of Celiac Disease. 2017; 5(4):173-174. doi: 10.12691/ijcd-5-4-10

Abstract

The gluten ataxia is one of the commonest neurological manifestations of gluten-related disorders: prevalence was estimated at 15% amongst all ataxias and 40% of all idiopathic sporadic ataxias; its diagnosis should be confirmed by the prsence of anti-gliadin antibodies. Gluten ataxia is, by its management, very peculiar: few etiologies, among the large pannel of childhood ataxias, may respond to dietary treatments. We present an instructive case of gluten ataxia in a teenage girl.

Keywords:
ataxia gluten anti-gliadin antibodies diet

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