Inflammatory back pain in primary care.

  title={Inflammatory back pain in primary care.},
  author={Martin R Underwood and Peter A Dawes},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  volume={34 11},
Three-hundred-and-thirteen back pain sufferers completed a screening questionnaire for inflammatory back pain. This was positive in 46 (15%), who were invited for a further examination. Only two of these patients had definite ankylosing spondylitis. Eighteen of them (39%) had other features associated with spondyloarthropathy. It is suggested that up to 5… CONTINUE READING