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Table 1 Diagnostic criteria proposed by Kahn for SAPHO syndrome diagnosis, 1994 [10]

From: SAPHO syndrome with pathological fractures of vertebral bodies: a case report

1. Chronic recurrent multifocal sterile and axial osteomyelitis, with or without dermatosis
2. Acute, subacute, or chronic arthritis associated with palmoplantar pustulosis, pustulous psoriasis, or severe acne
3. Any sterile osteitis associated with palmoplantar pustulosis, pustulous psoriasis, or severe acne