Inflammatory bowel disease-related arthritis – clinical evaluation and possible role of cytokines

@inproceedings{DmowskaChalaba2015InflammatoryBD,
  title={Inflammatory bowel disease-related arthritis – clinical evaluation and possible role of cytokines},
  author={Joanna Dmowska-Chalaba and Ewa Kontny},
  booktitle={Reumatologia},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES In inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic mucosal inflammation, rheumatic abnormalities ranging from arthralgia to spondyloarthritis (SpA) are the most common extraintestinal manifestations. The pathogenesis of IBD-related arthritis is unclear. In this study, we search for clinical and immunological differences between patients with IBD-associated spondyloarthritis and IBD patients without SpA symptoms. MATERIAL AND METHODS Patients with an established diagnosis… CONTINUE READING