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Extra-Articular Symptoms in Constellation with Selected Serum Cytokines and Disease Activity in Spondyloarthritis

Table 4

A logistic regression model of the OR of selected markers of disease activity in spondyloarthritis groups of patients with different extra-articular symptoms compared to controls.

Covariates AAU IBD PsoriasisPsoriatic onycholysis PPP
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)

Disease duration
≥ 5 years
4.05
(1.62–10.12)
0.0023.7
(0.72–18.84)
0.110.58
(0.26–1.25)
0.160.29
(0.15–0.59)
0.00040.22
(0.09–0.53)
0.0007
VAS ≥ 40 mm2.28
(0.91–5.7)
0.072.22
(0.43–11.30)
0.330.31
(0.14–0.68)
0.0030.67
(0.33–1.36)
0.21.22
(0.49–3.08)
0.65
BASDAI ≥ 43.56
(1.46–8.66)
0.0053.10
(0.57–16.86)
0.180.24
(0.10–0.61)
0.0020.33
(0.16–0.67)
0.0020.61
(0.25–1.47)
0.27
CRP ≥ 10 mg/L2.90
(1.26–6.67)
0.014.03
(0.93–17.51)
0.060.52
(0.21–1.29)
0.160.59
(0.28–1.24)
0.161.05
(0.44–2.49)
0.9

AAU: acute anterior uveitis, BASDAI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index, CRP: C-reactive protein, IBD: inflammatory bowel disease, OR: odds ratio, PPP: palmoplantar pustulosis, and VAS pain: visual analogue scale of patient’s pain.

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