What are the possible extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs) that suggest Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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In addition to local complications, various EIMs may be associated with Crohn disease, usually involving the skin, joints, mouth, eyes, liver, or bile ducts. [46] The most common EIMs are arthritis and arthralgia. The large joints (eg, hips, knees, ankles) are typically involved. [6]


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