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
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.
(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.