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Spondyloarthropathy and retroperitoneal fibrosis: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12102285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Retroperitoneal fibrosis is an uncommon inflammatory condition in which the retroperitoneal tissue is transformed into a tight sheet of fibrous tissue. It can occur in association with various diseases, including rheumatic conditions. We report a new case in a 66-year-old man with spondyloarthropathy. Nine similar cases have been reported. Axial manifestations predominated, and half the patients carried the HLA-B27 antigen. The relation between retroperitoneal fibrosis and spondyloarthropathy remains controversial.
Authors:
Daniel Wendling; Enc Toussirot; Fabrice Michel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme     Volume:  69     ISSN:  1297-319X     ISO Abbreviation:  Joint Bone Spine     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-09     Completed Date:  2003-01-13     Revised Date:  2006-10-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100938016     Medline TA:  Joint Bone Spine     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  334-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Service de Rhumatologie, CHU Jean Minjoz, Besançon, France. daniel.wendling@ufc-chu.univ-fcomte.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Humans
Low Back Pain / etiology,  radiography
Male
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis / complications*,  radiography
Spondylarthropathies / complications*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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