Arthritis in inflammatory bowel disease
Keywords:Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Intestines. Arthritis. Crohn Disease. Spondylitis, Ankylosing. Colitis, Ulcerative. Musculoskeletal Diseases. Intestinal Mucosa. Colon.
AbstractInflammatory bowel disease is a systemic disorder with intestinal and extra-intestinal features. Arthritis is a well recognized extra intestinal manifestation. Spondylitis, sacroiliiatis are the common involvement with IBD. NSAIDs are generally recommended in the treatment with caution due to its potential of flaring up the gastrointestinal symptoms. Sulphasalazine, methotraxate, aziothioprine and anti TNF alpha agents are licensed for treatment of arthritis in IBD. This is a Review Article
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