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Osteopoikilosis coexistent with ankylosing spondylitis and familial Mediterranean fever

Ismail Sari, Ismail Simsek, Inanc Guvenc, Hatice Tuba Sanal, Hakan Erdem, Salih Pay, Ayhan Dinc
Rheumatology International 2009, 29 (3): 321-3
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Osteopoikilosis (OPK) is a rare benign sclerosing disease of the skeleton and inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. OPK is associated with inflammatory rheumatic disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, reactive arthritis and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). We report a rare case of OPK coexistent with ankylosing spondylitis and FMF. The patient presented multiple sclerotic lesions within and around the sacroiliac joints and a series of radiological diagnostic challenges.

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