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2020 May 15

J Crohns Colitis

The IBIS-Q (IBd Identification of Spondyloarthrytis Questionnaire): a novel tool to detect both Axial and Peripheral Arthritis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients.


Variola A, Zanolin E, Cipriano G, Macchioni P, Martinis F, Pasetti A, Grassi M, Geccherle A, Marchetta A, McGonagle D, Tinazzi I
J Crohns Colitis. 2020 May 15.
PMID: 32413102.


Both peripheral and axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) occurs in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and represents the commonest extra-intestinal manifestation. We aimed to develop an easy and quick questionnaire through psycometric analysis to identify peripheral and axial SpA in IBD patients within an integrated combined multidisciplinary rheumatological-gastroenterology clinic.