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Uncommon presentations of SAPHO syndrome
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  • selma bouden,
  • kaouther maatallah,
  • hend riahi,
  • hanene ferjani,
  • mohamed dhia kaffel,
  • wafa hamdi
selma bouden
Charles Nicolle Hospital
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kaouther maatallah
Mohammed Kassab National Institute of Orthopaedics
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hend riahi
Mohammed Kassab National Institute of Orthopaedics
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hanene ferjani
Mohammed Kassab National Institute of Orthopaedics
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mohamed dhia kaffel
Mohammed Kassab National Institute of Orthopaedics
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wafa hamdi
Mohammed Kassab National Institute of Orthopaedics
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Abstract

Case one had the aspect of an ivory C5 vertebra. Bone metastasis was suspected but scintigraphy showed the characteristic “bullhead” appearance. Case two had an MRI simulating infectious spondylodiscitis but scintigraphy confirmed SAPHO. Case three had the aspect of vertebral metastasis but scintigraphy eliminated malignancy and confirmed SAPHO.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

31 May 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
03 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
03 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
20 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned