T. Tumrasvin

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Between 1976 and 1988, 101 cases of culture-proven non-gonococcal arthritis seen at the Medical Service of Chulalongkorn Hospital were studied. Seventy-three cases (72.3% of the total) were diagnosed by positive synovial fluid culture; the remainder (27.7%), by positive hemoculture only. Males (55.4%) were more commonly affected than females (44.6%). In(More)
Twenty-two (11.3%) of 194 gouty patients were female. The age at onset was earlier than the 40th year in only 4.5 per cent of the females compared with 19.7 per cent of the males. However, in 54.5 per cent of the female patients compared with 38.4 per cent of the males, the age at onset was 60 years or more. Although the initial manifestation of the disease(More)
Sixty-one Thai patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), diagnosed in accordance with Rome and New York criteria for AS, were studied. The cases includes idiopathic AS (46 cases), Reiter's syndrome AS (8 cases) and psoriatic spondylitis (7 cases). The vast majority of patients were male (Male∶Female = 11.2∶1), and in over three-fourths the age of onset was(More)
From 1976 through 1988, 726 patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) were admitted to the Medical Service of Chulalongkorn Hospital, 666 cases (91.7%) being female and 60 cases (8.3%) male (the female-to-male ratio = 11:1). Clinical comparison of 60 males and 130 females (by randomized selection from the total of 666 females) was made. Onset of(More)
Between 1976 and 1989, 160 cases of seronegative spondyloarthropathy (SNSA) were admitted to the Department of Medicine at Chulalongkorn Hospital. The prevalence of idiopathic ankylosing spondylitis (IdAS) was 52 cases (32.5%), Reiter's syndrome (RS) 68 cases (42.5%), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) 28 cases (17.5%), reactive arthritis eight cases (5.0%) and(More)