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Rheumatology International

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 281–282 | Cite as

The lobster sign in SAPHO syndrome: unusually extensive osteitis of the anterior chest wall partially responsive to infliximab

  • Branimir Anić
  • Ivan PadjenEmail author
  • Marko Barešić
  • Stanko Težak
Letter to the Editors

Keywords

Infliximab Psoriatic Arthritis Hyperostosis Sternoclavicular Joint Elevated Inflammatory Marker 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Branimir Anić
    • 1
  • Ivan Padjen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Marko Barešić
    • 1
  • Stanko Težak
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Zagreb School of Medicine, University Hospital Centre ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Clinical Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation ProtectionUniversity Hospital Centre ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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