spondyloarthropathy


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Related to spondyloarthropathy: ankylosing spondylitis

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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Spondyloarthropathy in inflammatory bowel disease patients on TNF inhibitors.
8) years, female preponderance in the polyarticular group and male preponderance in the spondyloarthropathy and oligoarticular groups) are similar to trends published elsewhere.
Many patients may show some of the features of a SpA (according to the European Spondyloarthropathy Study Group (ESSG) preliminary criteria for the classification of a spondyloarthropathy), (11) but do not have all the features to permit a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.
By contrast, clinical involvement of tendon and entheses is among the diagnostic criteria of both the European spondyloarthropathy study group and among those proposed by Amor et al.
Inflammatory arthropathies affecting the spine and sacroiliac joints are termed "spondyloarthropathies," and the prototype spondyloarthropathy is ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Technical validation of cDNA based microarray as screening technique to identify candidate genes in synovial tissue biopsy specimens from patients with spondyloarthropathy.
Rheumatic conditions represented in the group included polyarticular, pauciarticular, and systemic juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA); fibromyalgia; systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE); dermatomyositis; and spondyloarthropathy The average age of the children was 11.
The rheumatologist's differential diagnosis included viral reactive arthritis and spondyloarthropathy, and he treated the patient with indomethacin and range of motion exercises.
Amy, now 11, has been diagnosed with a form of inflammatory arthritis called zero negative spondyloarthropathy.
Reactive arthritis (ReA), a seronegative spondyloarthropathy that is believed to be partially autoimmune and triggered by the presence of a bacterial infection, is rare.
7) The second is a 57-year-old female spondyloarthropathy patient who had mild symptom relief with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral corticosteroid therapy.
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