A case of sacroiliitis complicated by ulcerative colitis that was successfully treated with steroid

Daisuke Kubota, Takanori Kanai, Tomoko Matsumoto, Takahiro Kawamura, Yasuhiro Itsui, Eriko Okada, Seishin Chin, Shinya Ohoka, Kiichiro Tsuchiya, Akihiro Araki, Naoya Sakamoto, Tatsuya Miyata, Mamoru Watanabe

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Abstract

A 23-year-old woman was admitted in November, 2002, complaining pain of the left side and buttock. She had ulcerative colitis when she was 16 and received medical treatment. Based on physical examination and findings of magnetic resonance imaging and bone scintigrapy, as sacroiliitis complicated by ulcerative colitis, was diagnosed Reports on sacroiliitis and ankylosing spondylitis complicated by inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are relatively rare in Japan, whereas they are common complications of IBD in Western countries. The efficacy of steroids on pain relief of sacroiliitis and ankylosing spondylitis is unclear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)936-942
Number of pages7
JournalJapanese Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume103
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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  • Gastroenterology

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    Kubota, D., Kanai, T., Matsumoto, T., Kawamura, T., Itsui, Y., Okada, E., Chin, S., Ohoka, S., Tsuchiya, K., Araki, A., Sakamoto, N., Miyata, T., & Watanabe, M. (2006). A case of sacroiliitis complicated by ulcerative colitis that was successfully treated with steroid. Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology, 103(8), 936-942.