Spondyloarthritis

  • Nages Nagaratnam
  • Kujan Nagaratnam
  • Gary Cheuk
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Abstract

Their clinical features include spinal symptoms, peripheral arthritis and enthesopathic lesions. Severe spinal disease is more often seen in males and peripheral joint involvement in females. Late-onset peripheral spondyloarthropathy (LOPS) is characterised by severe disease, markedly raised inflammatory markers, oligoarthritis and oedema of the extremities, and HLA-B27 is positive. Late-onset psoriatic spondyloarthropathy shares a number of characteristics with late-onset spondyloarthropathy not seen in spondyloarthropathy patients of younger onset.

Keywords

Spondyloarthropathy Late-onset peripheral spondyloarthropathy Late-onset psoriatic spondyloarthropathy Enthesopathic lesions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nages Nagaratnam
    • 1
  • Kujan Nagaratnam
    • 1
  • Gary Cheuk
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of SydneyWestmead Clinical SchoolWestmeadAustralia
  2. 2.Rehabilitation and Aged Care ServiceBlacktown-Mt Druitt HospitalMount DruittAustralia

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