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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Peripartum changes of the sacroiliac joints on MRI: increasing mechanical load correlating with signs of edema and inflammation kindling spondyloarthropathy in the genetically prone.
Burg, "Spondyloarthropathy associated with hidradenitis suppurativa and acne conglobata," Annals of Internal Medicine, vol.
Dactylitis in patients with seronegative spondyloarthropathy. Assessment by ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging.
The next most common subtype was the DIP subtype (19.0%) followed by the oligoarticular type (11.9%); spondyloarthropathy accounted for 9.1% of the cases and arthritis mutilans for 0.9%.
Wu, "Progressive bilateral lipoma arborescens of the knee complicated by juvenile spondyloarthropathy: a case report and review of the literature," Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
Abbreviations ACPA: Anticitrullinated peptide/protein antibody AI: Augmentation index BD: Blood donors CCP: Citrullinated cyclic peptide CRP: C-reactive protein DAS28: Disease activity score of 28 joints ELISA: Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay ESR: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate HYI: Hyperlipidemic individuals hnRNP: Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein IU: International units JCR: Juvenile chronic arthritis PWV: Pulse wave velocity RA: Rheumatoid arthritis RF: Rheumatoid factor RT: Room temperature RU: Relative units SARD: Systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease SLE: Systemic lupus erythematosus SPA: Spondyloarthropathy SS: Sjogren's syndrome SSc: Systemic sclerosis.
As with Salmonella, Shigella DNA has been found in synovial fluid of patients with undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy although the clinical significance of this is not clear [17].
Sieper, "Enthesitis and ankylosis in spondyloarthropathy: what is the target of the immune response?" Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol.
Spondyloarthropathy is common in psoriatic arthritis.
(4) Psoriatic arthritis is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy which is a group of inflammatory arthritides characterized by enthesitis, arthritis of the peripheral joints and/or the axial skeleton, while being negative for rheumatoid factor.
However, in Africa the HIV epidemic was associated with an increase in the prevalence of reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy, all of which were previously uncommon, possibly as a result of the low background prevalence of HLA B27 (8-10).
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