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Study Group criteria  were recruited from the rheumatology outpatient clinics of the local health board, as were, respectively, 18 and 12 age- and sex-matched healthy volunteers.
The initial differential diagnosis included possible spondylarthropathy
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Percent AA cases 263 91 FMF phenotype 1 73 25 Recurrence of FMF in renal transplant 5 2 Chronic infections 32 11 Tuberculosis 16 6 Bronchiectasis and chronic obstruc- tive lung disease 11 4 Other infections 5 2 Chronic inflammatory diseases 34 12 RA and juvenile RA 22 8 Spondylarthropathy
10 3 Crohn disease 2 1 Others (tumors, POEMS syndrome, Behcet disease, other infections) 14 5 Unknown (probably mostly FMF, phe- notype 2) 105 36 Non-AA cases 25 9 Multiple myeloma 8 3 Probably hereditary amyloidosis 5 2 Undetermined factors 12 4 Abbreviations: AA, serum A amyloidosis; FMF, familial Mediterranean fever; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.
Da Costa, Dritsa, Ring, and Fitzcharles (2004) found an association between more physical leisure time activities and decreased fatigue in 66 people with spondylarthropathy
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Outcome and predictive factors in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile spondylarthropathy
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