Arthritis as presenting symptom in silent adult coeliac disease. Two cases and review of the literature

Scand J Rheumatol. 2000;29(4):260-3. doi: 10.1080/030097400750041424.


We report 2 cases of adult silent coeliac disease (CD) presenting with arthritis of a knee and a sacro-iliac joint, respectively. In both patients the arthritis was relieved on a gluten free diet. The literature on arthritis in adult CD is reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arthritis / diagnosis*
  • Arthritis / etiology
  • Arthritis / physiopathology
  • Celiac Disease / complications
  • Celiac Disease / diagnosis*
  • Celiac Disease / physiopathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Knee Joint
  • Low Back Pain
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Sacroiliac Joint