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The prevalence, clinical features and association of HLA-B27 in sacroiliitis associated with established Crohn's disease.

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BACKGROUND: Sacroiliitis is a recognized complication of Crohn's disease and may occur distinct from progressive ankylosing spondylitis (AS). AIM: To estimate prospectively the prevalence of sacroiliitis in patients with established Crohn's disease, to characterize the clinical features and to correlate these with the presence of HLA-B27. METHODS: All Crohn's disease patients under active follow-up of between 5 and 12 years duration were invited to participate. Patients underwent a clinical ...

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Orchard, TR More by this author
Bradbury, L More by this author
Hammersma, J More by this author
McNally, E More by this author
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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
193-197
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
URN:
uuid:bc734eb9-e351-4307-9037-1fc3d8f76569
Source identifiers:
54337
Local pid:
pubs:54337

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