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ankylosing spondylitis

[′aŋ·kə‚lōz·iŋ ‚spän·də′līd·əs]
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Rebecca Morison, vice president, US Immunology at Lilly, said, 'Ankylosing spondylitis is a challenging disease that can cause severe back pain and if left untreated, can significantly impact patient mobility.
'Having new treatment options for the ankylosing spondylitis community is truly encouraging,' said Cassie Shafer, chief executive officer of the Spondylitis Association of America.
Cardiovascular profile in ankylosing spondylitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
It may sound rare and unheard of, but ankylosing spondylitis is one of the most common types of chronic inflammatory arthritis.
'Everyday movements like walking, bending and twisting can be difficult and painful to do for someone with ankylosing spondylitis.'
Pathogenesis of ankylosing spondylitis - recent advances and future directions.
It has shown to be effective in psoriasis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and it is approved for this indication in Pakistan.
Her diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis showed us that not only does she have an inflammatory arthritis affecting her spine, but also has chronic inflammation throughout her body.
In most cases, the gene is ruled out as an absolute cause of Ankylosing Spondylitis, but it contributes to it.
KEYWORDS: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Vitamin D, Bone bineral density, Disease activity.
Clinical manifestations such as uveitis, aphthae, arthritis, enthesitis and clinical indices such as Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrologie Index (BASMI), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), and Ankylosing Spondylitis Quality of Life (ASQOL) were evaluated.
KARACHI -- In solidarity with and awareness of 'Ankylosing Spondylitis' or AS disease and its high impact on lives of millions of patients suffering globally, Novartis organised an event in Karachi the other day in collaboration with the Pakistan Society of Rheumatology and Arthritis Care Foundation.