Clinical, epidemiologic, and therapeutic aspects of ankylosing spondylitis.

@article{Gran1998ClinicalEA,
  title={Clinical, epidemiologic, and therapeutic aspects of ankylosing spondylitis.},
  author={Jan Tore Gran and Gunnar Husby},
  journal={Current opinion in rheumatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={292-8}
}
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) almost invariably starts before the age of 50, and clinical features suggestive of AS in older age should lead to consideration of other rheumatic disorders. Clinical manifestations of extraskeletal tissue such as renal amyloidosis and lung disease may occur. However, the detection of amyloidosis may not invariably infer poor… CONTINUE READING