Protracted arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (an unusual complication)

F. Yalçinkaya, Mustafa Tekin, N. Tümer, N. Özkaya

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Abstract

An unusual case of familial Mediterranean fever and vasculitis in which the patient developed amyloidosis and had protracted arthritis persisting for years is presented. The long-standing arthritis did not respond to corticosteroid and colchicine therapy, but an excellent response to synovectomy was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1228-1230
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Rheumatology
Volume36
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Familial Mediterranean Fever
Arthritis
Colchicine
Amyloidosis
Vasculitis
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Amyloidosis
  • Arthritis
  • Familial Mediterranean fever
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Protracted arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (an unusual complication). / Yalçinkaya, F.; Tekin, Mustafa; Tümer, N.; Özkaya, N.

In: British Journal of Rheumatology, Vol. 36, No. 11, 01.01.1997, p. 1228-1230.

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Yalçinkaya, F, Tekin, M, Tümer, N & Özkaya, N 1997, 'Protracted arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (an unusual complication)', British Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 1228-1230.
Yalçinkaya, F. ; Tekin, Mustafa ; Tümer, N. ; Özkaya, N. / Protracted arthritis of familial Mediterranean fever (an unusual complication). In: British Journal of Rheumatology. 1997 ; Vol. 36, No. 11. pp. 1228-1230.
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