Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 407–409 | Cite as

Acne conglobata and arthritis: report of a case and review of the literature

  • M. Ehrenfeld
  • Y. Samra
  • N. Kaplinsky
Case Report

Summary

The association of acne conglobata and arthritis is rare and has been reported in only single case reports in the literature. We describe a patient whose associated arthropathy appeared 21 years after the onset of the skin disease. The relevant literature is reviewed.

Key words

Acne Reactive Arthralgia — Arthritis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Ehrenfeld
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Y. Samra
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • N. Kaplinsky
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medicine “C”The Chaim Sheba Medical CenterTel HashomerIsrael
  2. 2.The Rheumatology ServiceThe Chaim Sheba Medical CenterTel-Hashomer
  3. 3.Sackler School of MedicineTel-Aviv UniversityIsrael

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