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Familial Mediterranean fever-related spondyloarthropathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19352557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is an autosomal recessively-transmitted disease characterised by attacks of fever and serositis. Articular involvement is the second most common manifestation following abdominal pain. Patients with FMF are considered to have an increased risk of sacroiliitis, while the association of such abnormalities with FMF has not been accepted uniformly. We report two cases of FMF with accompanying seronegative spondyloarthropathy, a 18-year-old boy and a 29-year-old man, and review the literature for FMF-related seronegative spondyloarthropathy.
Authors:
P Borman; F Gökoğlu; O Taşbaş; M Yilmaz; Z R Yorgancioğlu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-04-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e116-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ministry of Health Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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