Table 3

Joint complications in inflammatory bowel disease

Ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease
Type 1 peripheral arthropathy35  (3.6)29  (6.0)
Type 2 peripheral arthropathy24 (2.5)20 (4.0)
Arthralgia52 (5.3)62 (14.3)
Ankylosing spondylitis9 (0.9)6 (1.2)
Inflammatory back pain34 (3.5)42 (8.7)
Total154 (15.8)159 (32.9)
  • Data are expressed as number (%).