Early diagnosis of spondyloarthritis

@article{Braun2006EarlyDO,
  title={Early diagnosis of spondyloarthritis},
  author={J{\"u}rgen Braun and Joachim Sieper},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={536-545}
}
The term 'spondyloarthritis', which is preferred to 'spondyloarthropathy', refers to a group of similar diseases with distinct clinical features and a common genetic predisposition, rather than one disease with different clinical presentations. Mainly for clinical purposes, five disease subtypes are recognized: ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic spondyloarthritis, reactive spondyloarthritis, spondyloarthritis associated with inflammatory bowel disease, and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis… CONTINUE READING
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