European Journal of Rheumatology
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Polyarthritis and its differential diagnosis

Polyarthritis and its differential diagnosis

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Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Koç University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Health Sciences Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey

Eur J Rheumatol 2019; 6: 167-173
DOI: 10.5152/eurjrheum.2019.19145
Read: 320 Downloads: 349 Published: 16 October 2019

Polyarthritis is a term used when at least five joints are affected with arthritis. Several different diseases ranging from rheumatoid arthritis to infection diseases can lead to polyarthritis. Anamnesis, physical examination, laboratory findings and imaging methods are important tools to differential diagnosis.

 

Cite this article as: Alpay-Kanıtez N, Çelik S, Bes C. Polyarthritis and its differential diagnosis. Eur J Rheumatol 2019; 6(4): 167-73.

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