Categorized: Celiac Disease Associations

Are white-matter lesions commonly found on the brains of those with celiac disease?

Yes, they have been reported in a few publications. The best study was published more than 10 years ago: Kieslich M, Errázuriz G, Posselt HG, Moeller-Hartmann W, Zanella F, Boehles H. Brain white-matter lesions in celiac disease: a prospective study of 75 diet-treated patients. Pediatrics. 2001 Aug;108(2):E21.

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Is ileitis caused by celiac disease?

Celiac does not cause ileitis, it’s found in chronic conditions such as Crohn’s, or in infectious diseases such as Yersinia or Tuberculosis enteritis.

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