Rheumatic problems with increased frequency in IBD

What other rheumatic problems occur with increased frequency in IBD patients?

  • • Achilles tendon and plantar fascia enthesitis
  • • Clubbing of fingernails (5%, mostly CD)
  • • Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (periostitis)
  • • Psoas abscess or septic hip from fistula formation (CD)
  • • Osteoporosis secondary to medications (i.e., prednisone)
  • • Granulomatous lesions of bone and joints (CD)
  • • Vasculitis (< 5%)
  • • Amyloidosis
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