Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj

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Affiliation: King Saud University
Country: Saudi Arabia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Articular chondrocalcinosis in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:577-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint How common is back pain in Al-Qaseem region
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:170-3. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperuricemia in Saudi Arabia
    A S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Rheumatol Int 20:61-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Knee osteoarthritis in Al-Qaseem, Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Saud University Medical College, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:291-3. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiographic osteoarthritis and serum cholesterol
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Reumatology Division, Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:745-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain in the community
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine and Community Medicine, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:863-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction of allopurinol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the carrageenan-induced rat paw edema
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:936-40. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of diclofenac alone or in combination with alpha-tocopherol on the oxidative activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in healthy and osteoarthritic individuals
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:198-203. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of radiographic changes in hands and feet of rheumatoid arthritis in Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1065-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of singlet oxygen modified human DNA: implications for anti-DNA antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Abdurahman Saud Al Arfaj
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Immunol 124:83-9. 2007

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Articular chondrocalcinosis in Saudi Arabia
    Abdulrahman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:577-9. 2002
    ..To investigate the prevalence of articular chondrocalcinosis in subjects aged 50 years and above in a radiographic survey through 14 primary care clinics in North Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
  2. ncbi request reprint How common is back pain in Al-Qaseem region
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:170-3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of back pain in the adult population of Al-Qaseem Central Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to find associated features and factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperuricemia in Saudi Arabia
    A S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Rheumatol Int 20:61-4. 2001
    ..In males, uric acid levels only correlated significantly with BMI and serum creatinine. No case of gout was found...
  4. ncbi request reprint Knee osteoarthritis in Al-Qaseem, Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Saud University Medical College, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:291-3. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of clinical osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in Al-Qaseem, a central province in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Radiographic osteoarthritis and serum cholesterol
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Reumatology Division, Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:745-7. 2003
    ..To find out the relationship between radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, generalized OA and serum cholesterol...
  6. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal pain in the community
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine and Community Medicine, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:863-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of musculoskeletal (MSK) pain in Al-Qaseem province in central Saudi Arabia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interaction of allopurinol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on the carrageenan-induced rat paw edema
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:936-40. 2003
    ..To find out the effect of combining allopurinol with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on carrageenan-induced rat paw edema...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of diclofenac alone or in combination with alpha-tocopherol on the oxidative activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes in healthy and osteoarthritic individuals
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:198-203. 2004
    ..To investigate the effects of diclofenac alone or when combined with alpha-tocopherol on the oxidative activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) in healthy and osteoarthritic (OA) patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of radiographic changes in hands and feet of rheumatoid arthritis in Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:1065-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize the pattern of radiographic changes in the hands and feet of rheumatoid arthritis in Saudi patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of singlet oxygen modified human DNA: implications for anti-DNA antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Abdurahman Saud Al Arfaj
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Immunol 124:83-9. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that (1)O(2) may also be inducing immunogenicity in native dsDNA resulting in the production of anti-dsDNA autoantibodies as seen in SLE patients...
  11. doi request reprint A prospective study of the incidence and characteristics of septic arthritis in a teaching hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Abdurahman Saud Al Arfaj
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1403-10. 2008
    ..However, special risk factors favor other organisms such as Salmonella and Enterobacter. Previous orthopedic intervention is an important risk factor. Mortality due to septic arthritis is lower than reported elsewhere...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mouth and genital ulcerations in the community
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 34471, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:76-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of mouth and genital ulceration in the community and its relationship to rheumatic diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint The relationship between chondrocalcinosis and osteoarthritis in Saudi Arabia
    A S Al-Arfaj
    King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Rheumatol 21:493-6. 2002
    ..14-29.7). No association was found with overall knee OA, medial knee compartment OA or patellofemoral OA. In conclusion, chondrocalcinosis was associated with OA of the lateral knee compartment, second MCP, third MCP and IC joints...
  14. ncbi request reprint Limited Wegener's granulomatosis of the epididymis
    A Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Urol 8:333-5. 2001
    ..He remains free of disease 40 months after the discontinuation of all his treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lymphomatoid granulomatosis with long survival
    A S Al-Arfaj
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 22:541-3. 2001
    ..This is the first case of lymphomatoid granulomatosis to be reported in the Arab world. The prolonged survival and response to intermittent cyclophosphamide infusion is discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis relative to HLA-DR in Saudi Arabia
    A S Al-Arfaj
    Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 22:595-8. 2001
    ..To determine the clinical characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis in Saudi Arabia in relation to human leukocyte antigen type...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in central Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    College of Medicine, King Saud University, King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 34471, Riyadh 11468, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:87-9. 2002
    ..We conducted this study to determine the prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in Al-Qaseem region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of radiographic knee osteoarthritis in Saudi Arabia
    A Al-Arfaj
    King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Rheumatol 21:142-5. 2002
    ..7% and 87.8% of female and male OA patients, respectively. In most cases the medial compartment joint space was narrowed. Radiographic OA of the knee is very common in Saudi patients, especially in the patellofemoral compartment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of radiographic osteoarthritis of the hands in Saudi Arabia
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Rheumatol Int 22:208-12. 2002
    ..Radiographic OA was seen in 30.3% of males and 36.3% of females. Most commonly affected were the metacarpophalangeal joints, followed by the distal interphalangeal and carpometacarpophalangeal joints...
  20. ncbi request reprint Radiographic osteoarthritis and obesity
    Abdurhman S Al-Arfaj
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine 38, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:938-42. 2002
    ..To determine the association between obesity and radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and generalized OA...
  21. doi request reprint Nickel-induced allergy and contact dermatitis: does it induce autoimmunity and cutaneous sclerosis? An experimental study in Brown Norway rats
    Sultan M Al-Mogairen
    Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Rheumatol Int 30:1159-64. 2010
    ..More prolonged duration of exposure is probably associated with greater risk. This is the first study showing the potential risk of nickel in triggering the development of cutaneous sclerosis in susceptible hosts...
  22. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis. Radiological changes in the cervical spine
    Ahmed A Al-Boukai
    Department of Radiology, King Khalid University Hospital, PO Box 7805 40, Riyadh 11472, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:396-9. 2003
    ..To describe the radiographic cervical spine changes in rheumatoid arthritis patients...