rheumatoid spondylitis

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Noun1.rheumatoid spondylitis - a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spinerheumatoid spondylitis - a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spine; sometimes leads to ankylosis
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
spondylitis - inflammation of a spinal joint; characterized by pain and stiffness
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MPV values have been reported to be high during the active period of inflammatory conditions (ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis), decreasing to normal after treatment.
Infliximab (Remicade): Infliximab is a monoclonal antibody used to treat severe Crohn's disease and autoimmune diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and psoriasis.
ARP treats: Osteoarthritis, Spondylitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Frozen Shoulder, and Calcaneal Spurs.

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