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a disease of the intestinal tract

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We report a case of 40-year-old non-smoking woman affected by CD and enteropathic spondylitis with a body mass index of 21.
1 The patients were further classified as having either AS, according to Modified New York criteria, Psoriatic arthritis, according to Classification of Psoriatic Arthritis (CASPAR) criteria, Reactive arthritis, enteropathic arthritis if they fulfilled Amor criteria and had evidence of inflammatory bowel disease,5 and undifferentiated SpA if patients had arthritis that failed to satisfy diagnostic or classification criteria for one of the other forms; axial spondylitis or peripheral spondyloarthritis.
This is because a fair number amongst these are probably due to conditions like Psoriasis, Behcet's disease, Reiter's arthritis, Enteropathic arthritis or Ankylosing spondylitis that have histological picture indistinguishable from chronic non-specific synovitis in early presentation of the disease.
The presentation of the patient was similar to spondyloarthritis, including ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and enteropathic arthritis.
Enteropathic infection is common in patients seen for chronic nonspecific signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal dysfunction/disease in immune competent patients who reside in the US--it would not be an overstatement to describe it as endemic.
It is believed that chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis--Ct) is the main cause of urogenital Reiter's syndrome, rarely ureaplasma (Ureaplasma urealyticum--Uu) and mycoplasmas (Mycoplasma hominis--Mh), and Shigella enteropathic shape (Shigella), Salmonella (Salmonella), Yersinia and Campylobacter [3-6].
The intestinal flukes causing inflammation, ulceration, haemorrhage, persistent diarrhea and other enteropathic conditions leads to malabsorption and protein loss.
Other researchers believe that refractory sprue represents a distinct autoimmune enteropathic disorder.