Neurological complications of gastrointestinal disorders. A review of the literature.

Anastasia Gkampeta, Evangelos Pavlou
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Abstract


This article presents a short review of the literature concerning neurological complications of gastrointestinal disorders. These disorders include the following: inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease), celiac disease, H. Pylori infection, hepatitis C, Wilson's disease, hepatic failure-liver transplantation, gastroenteritis. The most frequent neurological complications are peripheral neuropathy, cerebellar dysfunction, thromboembolism. The exact pathophysiologic mechanism remains unclear. In most cases neurological manifestations are the first clinical manifestation of the disease.


Keywords


neurological; complications; gastrointestinal

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