Increased enthesopathy among Behcet's syndrome patients with acne and arthritis


Hatemi G., Fresko I., Tascilar K., Yazici H.

ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM, vol.58, no.5, pp.1539-1545, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/art.23450
  • Journal Name: ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1539-1545
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective. Behcet's syndrome is characterized by clusters of disease expression, one of which is the coexistence of acne and arthritis. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that enthesopathy is increased in this cluster, having features reminiscent of acne-associated arthritis.