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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United States-based Eli Lilly has met the primary and all key secondary endpoints in COAST-V, a Phase three study evaluating the safety and efficacy of the Taltz, intended for the treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis, it was reported yesterday.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 31 (ANI): Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a condition often misunderstood as back pain, is not an age-related disease.
Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, Flow cytometry, Human leukocyte antigen,HLA-B27, Spondyloarthropathies.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic rheumatic condition characterized by inflammatory back pain and stiffness.
Background: Previous studies showed that combining apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) value with the Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada (SPARCC) index value might provide a reliable evaluation of the activity of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and that contrast-enhanced (CE) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is unnecessary.
IL-17A plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) 3 - 5 .
A 47-year-old male who was a known case of ankylosing spondylitis presented with left quadriceps rupture after raising his right foot to lightly hit a football.
The aim of this study was to investigate possible association of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) at position 9250 in exon 7 of the Osteopontin gene (OPN gene 9250) with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic, potentially progressive inflammatory disease involving the axial skeleton and peripheral joints [1].
Global Markets Direct's, 'Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) pipeline landscape.
Objective: To determine the frequency, demographics, laboratory and radiological features in patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
Novartis AG announced that the FDA has approved Cosentyx (secukinumab) for the treatment of two new indications--adults with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and for patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).