Late onset peripheral seronegative spondyloarthropathy: report of two additional cases

J Rheumatol. 1993 Feb;20(2):390-3.


Two more cases of late onset peripheral seronegative spondyloarthropathy (SpA) are reported. Like the patients reported by Dubost and Sauvezie, they had extensive pitting edema of the lower limbs, constitutional symptoms, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate and minimal involvement of the axial skeleton with marked signs of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperstosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Blood Sedimentation
  • Edema / complications
  • Humans
  • Hyperostosis, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal / complications
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Serologic Tests
  • Spondylitis, Ankylosing / complications
  • Spondylitis, Ankylosing / diagnosis*
  • Spondylitis, Ankylosing / diagnostic imaging
  • Syndrome