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A case of celiac disease mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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BACKGROUND: A 44-year-old male presented to a general neurology clinic with a 6-month history of progressive right-sided spastic hemiparesis without sensory symptoms or signs. The thigh muscle in the affected leg showed signs of wasting. The patient had a remote family history of celiac disease. INVESTIGATIONS: Neurological examination, neurophysiological studies, brain MRI scan, routine blood tests, duodenal biopsy, cerebrospinal fluid analysis including polymerase chain reaction test for J...

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10.1038/ncpneuro0631

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Nature clinical practice. Neurology
Volume:
3
Issue:
10
Pages:
581-584
Publication date:
2007-10-01
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EISSN:
1745-8358
ISSN:
1745-834X
Source identifiers:
245209
Language:
English
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uuid:390eea19-9641-4c40-8aa3-b33c13250c26
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2012-12-19

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