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TAO: Nonwhite ethnicity, limb infection predict poor prognosis

Le Joncour A et al. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018;70(Suppl 10): Abstract 1885

Key clinical point: Nonwhite ethnicity and limb infection predict poor prognosis in TAO.

Major finding: Ethnicity predicts vascular events (HR, 2.35); limb infection at diagnosis predicts vascular events and amputation (HR, 3.29 and 12.1, respectively).

Study details: A retrospective cohort study of 224 patients.

Disclosures: Dr. Le Joncour reported having no disclosures.

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Citation:

Le Joncour A et al. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018;70(Suppl 10): Abstract 1885.