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Epilepsy and coeliac disease
  1. JG Hanly,
  2. W Stassen,
  3. M Whelton,
  4. N Callaghan
  1. Department of Gastroenterology, Cork Regional Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  2. Department of Neurology, Cork Regional Hospital, Cork, Ireland


    A number of neurological disorders have been described in association with coeliac disease, including epilepsy. A review of 177 patients with coeliac disease failed to show an increased prevalence of epilepsy. This is contrary to the findings of other workers, and requires further investigation.

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