Forty percent of people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can experience extra-intestinal manifestations (EIMS): The reasons are not clear as to why they develop, but changes in their symptoms will progress or worsen over time.
The most common ones are: 1. Arthritis: Inflames joints which may flare up when Crohn’s is active or develop a chronic condition that can flare and linger.
When the GI symptoms have resolved, arthritis will improve as well. 2. Liver issues: A common and fairly minor complication is fatty liver disease.Read more on themighty.com