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Trauma and seronegative spondyloarthropathy: rapid joint destruction in peripheral arthritis triggered by physical injury.
  1. I Olivieri,
  2. S Gherardi,
  3. C Bini,
  4. D Trippi,
  5. M L Ciompi,
  6. G Pasero
  1. Rheumatic Disease Unit, University of Pisa, Italy.


    Two B27 positive patients developed peripheral arthritis immediately after a significant musculoskeletal injury. Unlike previously reported peripheral arthritis precipitated by trauma in B27 positive subjects the arthritis was rapidly destructive.

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