Arthropathies of cystic fibrosis: Case reports and review of the literature

J. M. Lawrence, T. L. Moore, K. L. Madson, A. J. Rejent, T. G. Osborn

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Abstract

Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) have demonstrated more arthritides with their longer life expectancy. The most common presentations have been that of an episodic arthritis or a hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. However, other arthropathies have been associated with CF. We now describe 3 new patients with CF and arthritis, and review the types of arthritis that may be found in patients with CF. This report is to increase awareness of the arthropathies that may be found in patients with CF so that proper evaluation, classification, and treatment may be facilitated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-15
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Volume20
Issue numberSUPPL. 38
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • CYSTIC FIBROSIS
  • EPISODIC ARTHRITIS
  • HYPERTROPHIC OSTEOARTHROPATHY

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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