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Title: Acute arthropathy in patients with rash diseases: a comparative study
Authors: Oliveira, Solange Artimos de
Camacho, Luiz Antonio Bastos
Bruno, Letícia Fernandes
Gusmão, Rodrigo Coimbra de
Pereira, Antonio Carlos de Medeiros
Velarde, Luis Guillermo Coca
Siqueira, Marilda Mendonça
Affilliation: Universidade Federal Fluminense. Hospital Universitário Antonio Pedro. Disciplina de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias. Niterói, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca. Rio de Janeiro, RJ. Brasil.
Universidade Federal Fluminense. Hospital Universitário Antonio Pedro. Disciplina de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias. Niterói, RJ, Brasil.
Universidade Federal Fluminense. Hospital Universitário Antonio Pedro. Disciplina de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias. Niterói, RJ, Brasil.
Universidade Federal Fluminense. Hospital Universitário Antonio Pedro. Disciplina de Doenças Infecciosas e Parasitárias. Niterói, RJ, Brasil.
Universidade Federal Fluminense. Departamento de Estatística. Niterói, RJ, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Rio de Janeiro, RJ. Brasil.
Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess the association of acute arthropathy and selected clinical features in patients with acute rash diseases. Serum samples from 1,554 patients were tested for anti-measles, dengue, human parvovirus B19, and rubella virus IgM using enzyme immunoassay. Sera from children, in whom these infections were excluded, were studied for anti-human herpesvirus type 6 IgG antibodies using an indirect immunofluorescence test. Joint complaints occurred in 31.2% of the 862 patients with an etiologic diagnosis and were more frequently seen in adults than in children (OR 8.5). Among the adults, arthropathy prevailed in women compared to men (OR 1.8). Arthropathy was most frequently reported in rubella (41.2%) and in dengue fever cases (41.1%) than in the other rash diseases studied (p < 0.0001). Joint complaints were more frequently seen in patients with fever (OR 1.6) and with five or more days of onset of the disease (OR 1.6), regardless of serological diagnosis. Arthropathy appeared as a frequent condition in rash diseases, typically with low severity and no specific pattern of joint involvement.
Keywords: Acute arthropathy
Clinical features
Joint symptoms
Rash diseases
keywords: Artropatia aguda
Características clínicas
Sintomas comuns
Doenças eruptivas
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Springer
Citation: OLIVEIRA, Solange Artimos de et al. Acute arthropathy in patients with rash diseases: a comparative study. Clin. Reumatol., v. 28, p.1067-1071, 2009.
DOI: 10.1007/s10067-009-1184-1
ISSN: 0770-3198
Copyright: restricted access
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IOC - Artigos de Periódicos

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