spondyloarthropathy

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spondyloarthropathy

[‚spän·də·lō·är′thräp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any of a group of arthritis disorders characterized by involvement of the axial (central) skeleton and association with the histocompatibility system.
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Summary Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) - a systemic, chronic, and progressive inflammatory arthritis, is the prototype of a family of related disorders known as seronegative spondyloarthritis (SpA) and one of the most common rheumatic diseases across the globe.
Shoulder involvement is also seen in seronegative spondyloarthritis (SpA), affecting about 30% of patients with ankylosing spondylitis.