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2024 Jun 20

Dig Dis Sci


Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Arthritis Is Associated with Concomitant Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders.


Alizadeh M, Wong U, Siaton BC, Patil SA, George L, Raufman JP, Scott WH, von Rosenvinge EC, Ravel J, Cross RK


Extraintestinal Manifestations (EIMs) are a common and potentially debilitating complication of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), sometimes requiring additional treatment beyond those used to control intestinal disease. IBD-associated arthritis (IAA), a form of spondyloarthritis, is associated with several factors including disease location, sex, and IBD type. However, much remains unknown about other clinical factors predicting development of EIMs. Our goal was to identify additional factors associated with IAA.