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International Journal of Rheumatology
Volume 2013, Article ID 139608, 7 pages
Research Article

Health Care Costs Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis in Turkey: An Analysis from Nationwide Real-World Data

1Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
2STATinMED Research, Istanbul, Turkey
3Social Security Institution, Ankara, Turkey
4Central Bank of Turkey, Ankara, Turkey
5Gastroenterology Clinic, Dıskapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Received 9 November 2012; Revised 31 December 2012; Accepted 10 January 2013

Academic Editor: Ruben Burgos-Vargas

Copyright © 2013 Onur Baser et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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