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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Introduction

Ankylosing Spondylitis: This type of arthritis primarily affects the spine, but may also cause arthritis in the hips, shoulders, and knees. The tendons and ... more about Ankylosing Spondylitis.

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Inflammation of spinal joints similar to rheumatoid arthritis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ankylosing Spondylitis is available below.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Complications

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Causes of Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Article Excerpts about Ankylosing Spondylitis

This type of arthritis primarily affects the spine, but may also cause arthritis in the hips, shoulders, and knees. The tendons and ligaments around the bones and joints in the spine become inflamed, resulting in pain and stiffness, especially in the lower back. Ankylosing spondylitis tends to affect people in late adolescence or early adulthood. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases: NIAMS)

Definitions of Ankylosing Spondylitis:

A chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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