'Having new treatment options for the ankylosing spondylitis
community is truly encouraging,' said Cassie Shafer, chief executive officer of the Spondylitis Association of America.
Population-based estimates of common comorbidities and cardiovascular disease in ankylosing spondylitis
. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2011;63:550-6.
is not rare, but it's important we find them because this usually afflicts people in their most productive years,' said Dr.
Genetics of ankylosing spondylitis
. Mol Immunol 2014; 57: 2-11.
It offers rapid and sustained improvement in signs and symptoms of Ankylosing spondylitis
. Response was visible in one week.
Brief Report: Intestinal Dysbiosis in Ankylosing Spondylitis
. Arthritis Rheumatol.
In most cases, the gene is ruled out as an absolute cause of Ankylosing Spondylitis
, but it contributes to it.
Spondyloarthropathies (SpA) are a group of diseases in which rheumatoid factor and anti-nuclear antibodies are negative and presenting with spinal, articular, and extra-articular symptoms.1 Ankylosing Spondylitis
(AS) is a major rheumatic disorder of the (SpA) group that mainly influences the axial spine and sacroiliac joints.
Determination of HLA-B27 subtypes in Iranian patients with ankylosing spondylitis
. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008:7(1): 19-24.
Experts shared that 'Ankylosing Spondylitis
- AS is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine.
This kind of arthritis -- known as ankylosing spondylitis
-- can irreversibly damage and deform the joints when treatment is not provided early, which is why patients must report any symptoms to doctors, advised Dr Irena Khostanteen, consultant rheumatologist at the Health Shield Medical Centre in Abu Dhabi.
Disease activity was measured using Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis
Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) , and functional class was evaluated using Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis
Functional Index (BASFI) 
(AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by inflammation and new bone formation at axial and peripheral entheseal sites .
Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis
, Flow cytometry, Human leukocyte antigen,HLA-B27, Spondyloarthropathies.
(AS) is a chronic rheumatic condition characterized by inflammatory back pain and stiffness.