ankylosing spondylitis


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ankylosing spondylitis

n
med inflammation of the spine causing two or more vertebrae to become fused

ankylosing spondylitis

A disease in which joints become inflamed and later fuse.
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Noun1.ankylosing spondylitis - a chronic form of spondylitis primarily in males and marked by impaired mobility of the spineankylosing 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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ankylosing spondylitis

n espondilitis f anquilosante
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The sternoclavicular joint is commonly involved in ankylosing spondylitis, degenerative arthritic conditions (i.
and British scientists separately reported that 90 percent of people with ankylosing spondylitis carry a gene called HLA-B27, which affects immune system regulation.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease).
secukinumab) from an observational sub-analysis of a pivotal Phase III trial showing up to 80% of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients only treated with either Cosentyx 150 mg or 75 mg (combined n=168) had no radiographic progression in the spine on x-ray assessment.
High association of HL-A antigen, W27, with ankylosing spondylitis.
Based on work from a genome-wide association scan, they identified genes ANTXR2 and IL1R2 as well as two gene deserts, segments of DNA between genes on chromosomes 2 and 21 that are associated with ankylosing spondylitis.
He is now secretary of the Middlesbrough branch of the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society (NASS) - a group he found out about through an article in the Evening Gazette about its launch 20 years ago.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a painful progressive rheumatic disease which mainly affects the spine but can also affect other joints, tendons and ligaments.
We performed a study to evaluate the efficacy of moxifloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.
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