Recent Advance in Basic Science
1UOC Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia Digestiva, Istituto G. Gaslini di Genova
IBD can be associated to eims in about one third of patients. The majority of data derives from adults. Some eims have an iBd-related immunological mechanism, but their outcome can be associated or not to the intestinal disease activity. Others eims are not immunological-related, but inflammatory or metabolic complications of the chronic intestinal inflammation oriatrogenic. This article shortly illustrates the clinical classification of the eims taking into account their pathogenesis.