Initial Diagnosis of Lumbar Disc Herniation Is Associated with a Delay in Diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis


Gerdan V., Akar S., Solmaz D., Pehlivan Y., Onat A. M. , Kisacik B., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.39, sa.10, ss.1996-1999, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 39 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3899/jrheum.120106
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1996-1999

Özet

Objective. There is often a considerable delay in diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis (AS). In this multicenter study, we analyzed the delay and possible associated factors, including an initial diagnosis of lumbar disc herniation (LDH), which we frequently encounter in daily clinical practice.