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CASE REPORT
Multifocal avascular osteonecrosis despite appropriate anticoagulation therapy in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome
  1. Irene Cecchi1,2,
  2. Laura Pérez Sánchez3,
  3. Savino Sciascia1,
  4. Dario Roccatello1
  1. 1Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, Center of Research of Immunopathology and Rare Diseases- Coordinating Center of Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta Network for Rare Diseases, University of Turin and S. Giovanni Bosco Hospital, Turin, Italy
  2. 2School of Specialization of Clinical Pathology, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
  3. 3UGC Reumatologia, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofía de Córdoba, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain
  1. Correspondence to Dr Savino Sciascia, savino.sciascia{at}unito.it

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  • Contributors IC and DR designed the study, performed data analysis and drafted the manuscript. IC, LP-S, SS and DR gave a substantial contribution to concept and study design and participated in the interpretation of data. All the Authors gave the final approval of the version to be published.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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

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Footnotes

  • Contributors IC and DR designed the study, performed data analysis and drafted the manuscript. IC, LP-S, SS and DR gave a substantial contribution to concept and study design and participated in the interpretation of data. All the Authors gave the final approval of the version to be published.

  • 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.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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

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