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Spondylitis: Introduction

Spondylitis: Inflammation of one or multiple bony vertebrae of the spine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Spondylitis is available below.

Symptoms of Spondylitis

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Spondylitis: Related Patient Stories

Spondylitis: Deaths

Read more about Deaths and Spondylitis.

Types of Spondylitis

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Hypertrophic spondylitis
  • Post-traumatic spondylitis
  • Traumatic spondylitis - caused by vertebral injury.
  • Tuberculous spondylitis - caused by spinal tuberculosis.
  • more types...»

Causes of Spondylitis

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Disease Topics Related To Spondylitis

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Spondylitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Spondylitis: Animations

Research about Spondylitis

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Clinical Trials for Spondylitis

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Statistics for Spondylitis

Spondylitis: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Spondylitis:

Inflammation of the vertebrae. This includes both arthritic and non-arthritic conditions. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Spondylitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Spondylitis, or a subtype of Spondylitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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