Categorized: Celiac Disease Associations

Can celiac disease affect your teeth?

Dental abnormalities have been described in patients with celiac disease, such as horizontal grooves, defects in enamel color and large enamel pits.

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Can you lose your teeth from prolonged celiac disease?

This is unusual, though it could possibly occur as a consequence of severe and prolonged malnutrition. Dental abnormalities have been described in patients with celiac disease, such as horizontal grooves, defects in enamel color and large enamel pits being the most common.

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Is Palilalia a symptom of celiac disease in children?

Palilalia can be a symptom of Tourette syndrome, obsessive/compulsive disorder, autism and neurological diseases such as a stroke, but it has not been reported in children with celiac disease, as far as we know.

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Is hepatitis associated with celiac disease?

There are two forms of hepatitis associated with celiac: A specific “celiac hepatitis” with mild elevation of AST, ALT and nothing else Autoimmune hepatitis. Thus, celiac disease has no association with hepatitis B, which is a parenterally transmitted hepatitis.

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Is there any connection between mesenteric lymphadenitis and celiac disease?

Mesenteric lymphadenitis. This condition is not seen more frequently in celiac patients than in the general population. If the condition were to occur as a result of celiac disease, the association should not persist once the gluten-free diet has been established for years. However, sometimes enlargement of lymphoid tissue in the terminal ileum can be… Read more »

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Why is celiac disease associated with neuropathy?

There are a number of possible reasons for the association of celiac disease and neuropathy: A nutritional deficiency due to malabsorption. Deficiency of some vitamins (especially B12, B6 and E), and metals (especially copper) are well known to cause a peripheral neuropathy. Patients who have one autoimmune disease are predisposed to another autoimmune disorder more… Read more »

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