Table 5

Clinical characteristics of the eight patients with associated CD

Patients

Gastrointestinal symptoms

Weight loss

Neurological syndrome

IFN-beta treatment

Dermatitis

ANA (+)


1

Diarrhea

Yes

Myelitis

No

Yes

No


2

None

No

Myelitis

Yes

No

Yes


3

GERD+Constipation

No

Optical neuritis

No

Yes

Yes


4

Constipation

No

Encephalitis

No

No

No


5

GERD

No

Myelitis

No

Yes

No


6

Constipation

No

Encephalitis

Yes

No

No


7

GERD+Constipation

No

Optical neuritis

No

No

No


8

None

No

Myelitis

Yes

Yes

No


GERD = Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; ANA = Antinuclear antibody test

Rodrigo et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:31   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-31

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