Decreased plasma vitamin D levels in patients with undifferentiated spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis

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Erten Ş., Kucuksahin O., Sahin A., Altunoglu A., AKYOL M., Koca C.

Internal Medicine, vol.52, no.3, pp.339-344, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.2169/internalmedicine.52.9047
  • Journal Name: Internal Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.339-344
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Objective The aim of the present study was to evaluate the plasma vitamin D (vit D) levels and their association with the disease activity in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis (uSpA) compared with healthy populations.