Rheumatology International

, Volume 28, Issue 6, pp 605–607 | Cite as

A co-occurrence of sarcoidosis and ankylosing spondylitis: a case report

  • Ilhan SezerEmail author
  • Meltem Alkan Melikoglu
  • H. Fatih Cay
  • Hilal Kocabas
  • Cahit Kacar
Case Report


Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory multi-system disease, which may cause articular involvement. By causing sacroiliitis, it may mimic spondyloarthropathies. A case with a co-occurrence of sarcoidosis and late-onset of typical ankylosing spondylitis was presented and a possible association between these two entities was discussed.


Ankylose Spondylitis Sarcoidosis Interstitial Lung Disease Tuberculin Skin Test Pulmonary Function Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilhan Sezer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Meltem Alkan Melikoglu
    • 1
  • H. Fatih Cay
    • 1
  • Hilal Kocabas
    • 1
  • Cahit Kacar
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rheumatology Department, School of MedicineAkdeniz UniversityAntalyaTurkey

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