the case was diagnosed with CD and the conjunctival tumor showed complete regression during gluten-free dietary treatment. The clinical fleshy appearance of the lesion with spider-like vascular extensions and subconjunctival hemorrhagic spots, possible association with an acquired immune system dysfunction due to CD, and spontaneous regression by a gluten-free diet
Source:Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep-Oct;58(5):433-4.
Gluten Free Society’s Stance:Gluten sensitivity has been associated with a number of different types of cancer including:
- Esophageal and pharyngeal cancer