2018 / 25 January

Autoimmune disorders associated with celiac disease


Celiac disease or gluten-sensitive enteropathy is an autoimmune disorder, which is frequently associated with the follow autoimmune conditions:

  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Addison disease
  • Arthritis
  • Sjögren’s syndrome
  • Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
  • IgA nephropathy

Thyroid disease (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis) and Type 1 Diabetes are the most common disorders associated with celiac disease.

Reference

  • Lauret E, Rodrigo L. Celiac Disease and Autoimmune-Associated Conditions. BioMed Research International. 2013;2013:127589. doi:10.1155/2013/127589. (link)
  • Ch’ng CL, Jones MK, Kingham JGC. Celiac Disease and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease. Clinical Medicine & Research. 2007;5(3):184-192. doi:10.3121/cmr.2007.738. (link)

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