another extraintestinal manifestation – PSC

Lately I wrote about Arthritis as an extraintestinal manifestation of IBD. Another extraintestinal manifestation of the inflammatory bowel diseases takes place in the liver or more precisely the bile duct system. Wich is located inside the liver. The primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) ist not actually common in case of inflammatory bowel disease. But it can have extensive consequences. It occurs more often in ulcerative colitis than in Crohn`s disease. You can read here, what exactly happens in case of PSC


World IBD Day 2020

Today just a short article. I really wanted to write something for you on this worl IBD day. Whoever is interested in the issue of inflammatory bowel disaese – and I suppose that`s everybody here who reads this blog – knows that today on May 19th is the world IBD day. In Germany it is “#DUbistnichtallein” which means “you are not alone”. What is this day about , what comes to my mind about the world IBD day and what can I contribute as a gastroenterologist ? And: what comes to your mind ?


COVID 19 anything new

The situation with the COVID-19 virus goes on now for weeks now and I
think everybody has understood by now: this will go on for even more weeks and months. And still the question of many of you is: am I as a patient with inflammatory bowel disease at a special risk? Am I on medication or immunosppressive therapy at a special risk? Today I want to share a statistic on COVID 19 infections in patients with inflamatory bowel disease.