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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Low bone mineral density is related to male gender and decreased functional capacity in early spondylarthropathies.
Neutrophil functions, spondylarthropathies and HLA-B27: A study of 43 patients.
High frequency of vertebral fractures in early spondylarthropathies.
Sacroiliitis is a frequent and early manifestation of the spondylarthropathies (SpA) (117).
Patients with spondylarthropathies other than AS were excluded as well as patients having associated diseases affecting quality of life such as diabetes, hearing or comprehension disorders.
The spondylarthropathies (SpA) comprise a family of chronic inflammatory diseases affecting the spine, joints, eyes and skin.
Assessment of peripheral enthesitis in the spondylarthropathies by ultrasonography combined with power Doppler: a cross sectional study.
Nerve growth factor (NGF) autoantibodies and NGF in the synovial fluid: implications in spondylarthropathies.
AS is a member of the family of diseases that attack the spine called spondylarthropathies.
Just last year, 17 years after the strong association between HLA-B27 and ankylosing spondylitis was discovered, two Texas researchers confirmed the central role of HLA-B27 in the family of diseases called spondylarthropathies, which includes ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's syndrome, psoriatic spondylitis and acute anterior uvertis, or iritis.
Marc V, Dromer C, Le Guennec P, et al: Magnetic resonance imaging and axial involvement in spondylarthropathies.