Doruk Erkan, MD



Bacterial Arthritides

September 14, 2005

Gonococcal infection is the leading cause of bacterial arthritis in adults.

Reiter Syndrome

August 01, 2003

Reiter Syndrome (also called reactive arthritis) manifests as peripheral arthritis that is sometimes accompanied by such extra-articular findings as urethritis, conjunctivitis, and uveitis

Psoriatic Arthritis: Four Clinical Subgroups

August 01, 2003

Psoriatic Arthritis develops in approximately 20% of patients who have psoriasis.

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

August 01, 2003

Pyoderma Gangrenosum belongs in the differential diagnosis of lower extremity vasculitis-like ulcerating lesions.

Various Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

July 01, 2003

The manifestations of this multisystemdisorder range from relativelybenign, self-limited cutaneous involvementto severe, potentially fatal systemicillness. Skin lesions associatedwith lupus erythematosus (LE) areclassified histologically as LE-specificor LE-nonspecific.