ankylosing spondylitis

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ankylosing spondylitis

[′aŋ·kə‚lōz·iŋ ‚spän·də′līd·əs]
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The morphological changes used to assess spinal involvement in x-ray were syndesmophytes, shining corners, squaring, arthritis of the apophyseal joints, spondylodiscitis, bamboo spine and trolley track sign (13).