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CASE REPORT
Ankylosing spondylitis presenting with enthesitis at an uncommon site and fever of unknown origin
  1. Naoki Kanda1,
  2. Koichi Takeda2,
  3. Shuji Hatakeyama1,3 and
  4. Masami Matsumura1
  1. 1 General Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University Hospital, Shimotsuke, Japan
  2. 2 Infectious Diseases, Cancer Institute Hospital of JFCR, Koto-ku, Japan
  3. 3 Infectious Diseases, Jichi Medical University Hospital, Shimotsuke, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Naoki Kanda, naok16knd{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors NK was an attending physician of this patient, and wrote the initial draft of the manuscript. KT contributed to interpretation of data. SH and MM discussed, checked and revised the manuscript. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript, and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors NK was an attending physician of this patient, and wrote the initial draft of the manuscript. KT contributed to interpretation of data. SH and MM discussed, checked and revised the manuscript. All authors approved the final version of the manuscript, and agree to be accountable for all aspects of the work.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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