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Table 3 Ultrasound findings in CD and UC

From: Hidden musculoskeletal involvement in inflammatory bowel disease: a multicenter ultrasound study

  CD UC
All joints 11 (25.5 %) 10 (30.3 %)
MCP 3 (6.9 %) 0 (0 %)
Knee 4 (9.3 %) 8 (24.2 %)
Ankle 4 (9.3 %) 3 (9.1 %)
1st MTP 11 (25.5 %) 6 (18.2 %)
All entheseal sites 37 (86 %) 26 (78.8 %)
Quadriceps tendon 16 (37.2 %) 15 (45.5 %)
Patellar tendon 31 (72.1 %) 20 (60.6 %)
Achilles tendon 16 (37.2 %) 17 (51.5 %)
Plantar fascia 8 (18.6 %) 11 (33.3 %)
Entheseal power Doppler 15 (34.9 %) 10 (30.3 %)
  1. Number of subjects with the alteration and their relative prevalence (%)
  2. No significative difference was found between groups
  3. CD Chron disease, UC Ulcerative colitis