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The search keywords were as follows: "sclerostin," "SOST," "ankylosing spondylitis," "spondyloarthritis," "axial spondylarthritis," "peripheral spondylarthritis," "radiographic axial spondyloarthritis," "non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis," "Bechterew's disease," "rheumatoid Arthritis," and "RA." Studies meeting the criteria as follows were included: (1) they were case-control studies or section-control studies; (2) study subjects were human AS patients according to the modified New York criteria [10] or ASAS diagnosis and classification criteria [11]; (3) studies provided the mean and the standard deviation (mean [+ or -] SD) or mean and the standard error (mean [+ or -] SE) of the serum sclerostin levels in any AS patients and HC.
Norman Cousins (1912-90), "was an American political journalist, author, professor, and world peace advocate' [42], wrote the: "Anatomy of an Illness" (As Perceived by the Patient) Bantam, 1981, about his Bechterew's disease.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), also known as Bechterew's disease, is a chronic inflammatory disease that primarily affects the axial skeleton and is characterized by ossification of the spinal joints and ligaments.