Journal of Rheumatology and Orthopedics

Journal of Rheumatology and Orthopedics

ISSN 2055-7000
Case report

Infliximab treatment in co-existing behcet's disease and ankylosing spondylitis case presentation

Banu Ordahan1, Ali Yavuz Karahan1*, Sevil Ceyhan Doğan2, Levent Tekin1, Seher Küçüksaraç1 and Ender Salbaş3

*Correspondence: Ali Yavuz Karahan ayk222@hotmail.com

1. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Beyhek State Hospital, Konya, Turkey.

Author Affiliations

2. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cumhuriyet University School of Medicine, Sivas, Turkey.

3. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ağri State Hospital, Ağri, Turkey.

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Abstract

Only a few cases of coexisting Behcet's disease and Ankylosing Spondylitis have been reported in the literature. In this article, we aimed to present a male patient with co-existing Behcet's disease and ankylosing spondylitis. However, the effectiveness of infliximab therapy in treatment co-existing Behcet's Disease and Ankylosing Spondylitis which was reported in this paper makes it interesting.

Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, behcet's disease, coexistence, infliximab, therapy

ISSN 2055-7000
Volume 1
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