Enteropathic arthritis

Enteropathic arthropathy or enteropathic arthritis refers to acute or subacute arthritis in association with, or as a reaction to, an enteric (usually colonic) inflammatory condition. Causes and associations Reactive arthritis (Reactive to enteric infection) Spondyloarthropathies associated with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) Malabsorption related:Intestinal bypass (jejunoileal) Celiac disease Whipple's diseaseCollagenous colitisNote that reactive arthritis can also occur secondary to urethral infection. [Source: Wikipedia ]