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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of SAPHO patients on antibiotics

From: Efficacy of antibiotic therapy for SAPHO syndrome is lost after its discontinuation: an interventional study

Clinical parameter SAPHO patients (n = 30)
Age (years)  
   Mean ± standard error 51.6 ± 3.3
   Median (range) 51 (20 to 72)
Sex (female:male) 16/14 (53/47)
Disease duration (years)  
   Mean ± standard error 9.4 ± 2.5
   Median (range) 11 (1 to 27)
HLA B27-positive 2 (7)
Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis 4 (14)
Biopsy of osteitis lesion with positive bacterial culture 14 (47)
> 1 osteitis lesion 11 (37)
Psoriasis 1 (3)
Pustulosis palmoplantaris 21 (70)
Acne 3 (10)
Arthritis/oligoarthritis 20 (67)
  1. Data presented as n (%) unless stated otherwise.