Cerebellar syndrome in adult celiac disease with vitamin E deficiency

A. Mauro, L. Orsi, P. Mortara, P. Costa, D. Schiffer

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We studied a woman with adult onset celiac disease complicated by a cerebellar syndrome that progressed despite the resolution of the malabsorption symptoms with a gluten free diet. The patient presented vitamin L deficiency and the cerebellar symptoms improved with vitamin L therapy. This case supports the possible role of this deficiency in the development of the neurological complications of celiac disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167-170
Number of pages4
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1991


  • celiac disease
  • cerebellar syndrome
  • vitamin E deficiency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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