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Chronic joint pain 3 years after chikungunya virus infection largely characterized by relapsing-remitting symptoms
(The Journal of Rheumatology Publishing, 2019)
Objective. To determine the frequency of chronic joint pain and stiffness 3 years after infection with chikungunya virus in a Latin American cohort. Methods. A cross-sectional follow-up of 120 patients from an initial cohort of 500 patients who reported joint pain 2 years after infection from the Atlántico Department, Colombia. Patients were clinically diagnosed as having chikungunya virus during the 2014–2015 epidemic, and baseline and follow-up symptoms at 40 months were evaluated in serologically confirmed cases. Results. Of the initial ...