Importance of intestinal microenvironment in development of arthritis. A systematic review.


A strong connection between spondylarthropathies and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is well established. About 10-15% of IBD are associated with different forms of spondylarthritis. Arthritis can be manifested as axial, peripheral form or both. The primary functions of the gastrointestinal tract are digestion and absorption of nutrients, electrocytes and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12026-014-8593-1


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