Peripheral neuropathy in inflammatory joint diseases

Yehudina, Y. and Syniachenko, O. and Bevzenko, T. (2018) Peripheral neuropathy in inflammatory joint diseases. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, Vol.77 (2). p. 1775. ISSN 0003-4967 (print), 1468-2060 (online)


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Background: For frequent extra-articular (systemic) manifestations of joints inflammatory diseases are various damage of the nervous system,2 and the presence and severity of peripheral neuropathy (PNP) have significance in the clinical course, which incidence among these patients is 5%–10%.1 Nevertheless, many clinical and pathogenic aspects of this peripheral neuropathy (PNP) remain obscure. Objectives: to evaluate the rate and clinical features of PNP in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), chlamydia urogenital reactive arthritis (ReA), psoriatic arthritis (PA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS), to examine the issues of pathogenetic constructions such changes of the nervous system, define risk factors. Methods: The study included 416 patients with inflammatory joint diseases, among them 131 RA patients, 101 ReA, 76 PA and 108 AS. The average age of the examined was respectively 45, 32, 42 and 38 years, disease duration – 10, 4, 12 and 11 years, male to female ratio – 1:5, 1:1, 1:2 and 10:1.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Конференция: Congress of the European-League-Against-Rheumatism (EULAR) Местоположение: Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS публ.: JUN 13-16, 2018 DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-eular.3736
Subjects: Internal Medicine
Divisions: Departments > Department of Internal Medicine 3 (formerly - hospital therapy 2)
Depositing User: Елена Шрамко
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2018 13:58
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2018 13:58

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