G&H Among the various extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease, how common are joint pain and arthritis? DR Joint pain, or arthralgia, is the most […]
Abstract: xtraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease are prevalent in both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The most common manifestations involve the musculoskeletal and dermatologic systems. Other manifestations involve the hepatopancreatobiliary system (eg, primary sclerosing cholangitis) as well as the ocular, renal, and pulmonary systems. A multidisciplinary team approach is often needed for effective management, and emergency situations require prompt evaluation.