Hans Jürgen Ott

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We describe the clinical features of algodystrophy of the hip in 3 brothers, probably the first familial presentation of this disease to be reported. The symptoms and evolution of the disease are as usually described. The familial presentation suggests a genetic predisposition. HLA typing showed an identity of antigenic formula in the 3 brothers, a rare(More)
A double-blind study was made on the effectivenss of erbium169 synoviorthesis in the digital joints of 7 patients with erosive, seropositive rheumatoid arthritis. The study involved 70 joints observed over a 12-month period: 20 pairs of metacarpophalangeal joints (MCP) and 15 pairs of proximal interphalangeal joints (PIP) were injected with erbium169 in one(More)
In the course of dermatomyositis, calcinosis is a complication frequently seen in children but rarely seen in adults. Calcinosis often induces poor functional prognosis, reducing mobility of the joints and muscles. Dermatomyositis developed in a 59-year-old woman, following an antitetanus vaccination; the dermatomyositis later became calcifying. To our(More)
A 34-year-old man, in whom sacroiliitis had been diagnosed 5 years previously, presented in July 1982 with reactive arthritis following Campylobacter jejuni enteritis. Diarrhoea was stopped by erythromycin but joint effusion recurred. In order to clarify the relationship between Campylobacter jejuni and the immunological system, we proceeded with a study of(More)