Increased incidence of spondyloarthropathies in patients with Takayasu arteritis: a systematic clinical survey

Esen S. G. , ARMAĞAN B. , Atas N., UÇAR M., Varan O., ERDEN A. , ...More

JOINT BONE SPINE, vol.86, no.4, pp.497-501, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2019.01.020
  • Title of Journal : JOINT BONE SPINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.497-501


Objectives: Takayasu arteritis and Spondyloarthritis are two distinct inflammatory diseases that affect the same age periods. Increasing number of reports on co-incident Takayasu arteritis-spondyloarthritis cases in literature raised the hypotheses about their association. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the incidence of spondyloarthropathy spectrum diseases in Takayasu arteritis patients.