Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 35, Issue 10, pp 2627–2628 | Cite as

Poor awareness of inflammatory back pain and axial spondyloarthritis among secondary care specialists

  • Hannah R. Mathieson
  • Mira Merashli
  • Karl Gaffney
  • Helena Marzo-Ortega
  • On behalf of BRITSpA (British Society for Spondyloarthritis)
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Psoriasis Secondary Care Inflammatory Back Pain Acute Anterior Uveitis 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Disclosures

HRM: none; MM: none; KG has received research funding and speaker fees/honoraria from AbbVie, UCB, Pfizer and MSD; HMO has received research funding from Janssen and Pfizer and speaker fees/honoraria from Abbvie, Celgene, Novartis, Pfizer and UCB.

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© International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hannah R. Mathieson
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mira Merashli
    • 1
    • 2
  • Karl Gaffney
    • 3
  • Helena Marzo-Ortega
    • 1
    • 2
  • On behalf of BRITSpA (British Society for Spondyloarthritis)
  1. 1.NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research UnitLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Leeds Institute for Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal DiseaseUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  3. 3.Department of RheumatologyNorfolk and Norwich University HospitalNorwichUK

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