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Pain pp 1239-1241 | Cite as

Ankylosing Spondylitis

  • Aram Shahinyan
  • Lilit Margaryan
  • Samuel SamuelEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic progressive inflammatory disease, which primarily affects sacroiliac joints and axial skeleton with some extraarticular manifestations. Presented are basic pathophysiology, clinical findings, diagnostics, and treatment of AS.

Keywords

Ankylosing spondylitis Seronegative spondyloarthropathies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aram Shahinyan
    • 1
  • Lilit Margaryan
    • 2
  • Samuel Samuel
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Pain Management DepartmentCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Outcomes Research in Pain ManagementCleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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