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
Translations

ankylosing spondylitis

n espondilitis f anquilosante
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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 27, 2019-Lilly awarded US FDA approval for Taltz (ixekizumab) to treat active ankylosing spondylitis
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M2 PHARMA-August 27, 2019-Lilly awarded US FDA approval for Taltz (ixekizumab) to treat active ankylosing spondylitis
FDA Approval for Taltz for the Treatment of Active Ankylosing Spondylitis
[3] In a chronic inflammatory disease, such as ankylosing spondylitis (AS), certain comorbidities including osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases are common than the normal population in the same age group due to the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms.
But have you ever heard of ankylosing spondylitis (AS)?
An inflammatory disease known as a 'back attack,' ankylosing spondylitis can cause some of the vertebrae in the spine to fuse, making it less flexible.
Ankylosing spondylitis patients for whom full blood was available were selected from an existing disease registry for AS in Northern Norway.
I myself suffered from Ankylosing Spondylitis at the age of twelve years and it was misdiagnosed for many years.
Taltz also met the major secondary endpoints at week 16 and week 52, including improvement in Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score, or ASDAS, significant improvement in Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity, or BASDAI, proportion of patients achieving low disease activity, improvement in sacroiliac joint inflammation as assessed by MRI and improvement in 36-Item Short Form Health Survey, or SF-36, physical component summary score.
Ankylosing spondylitis is diagnosed under these parameters: pain persisting for more than three months, back pain with stiffness that worsens with immobility and that occurs especially at night and early morning.