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Jejunal vasculitis in patient with rheumatoid arthritis: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22350577     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 57-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis presented severe abdominal pain symptomatic of panperitonitis. Computer tomography findings were consistent with vasculitis on the jejunum. Confirmatory angiography was conducted. Since abdominal vasculitis in rheumatoid arthritis is very rare, early diagnosis and treatment should be done according to clinical manifestation. In this case, high-dose steroid treatment was applied based on clinical manifestation, laboratory findings, and radiologic finding. After therapy, clinical manifestation and flare-up arthritis diminished.
Sang Yeob Lee; Sung Won Lee; Won Tae Chung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Modern rheumatology / the Japan Rheumatism Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-7609     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
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Created Date:  2012-2-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100959226     Medline TA:  Mod Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Dong-A University Hospital, 3 Ga 1, Dong-daeshin dong, Seo-Gu, Pusan, Korea,
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