Remission in ankylosing spondylitis.

@article{Zochling2006RemissionIA,
  title={Remission in ankylosing spondylitis.},
  author={Jane Zochling and J{\"u}rgen Braun},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 6 Suppl 43},
  pages={S-88-92}
}
Remission is a major goal of medical therapy in chronic disease. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease that affects the axial skeleton and other body structures, causing pain, stiffness, functional loss, and disability. Until recently only symptomatic therapies were available, and control was poor in patients with severe disease. However, the TNF antagonists have now changed this substantially. The concept of disease remission in AS has not received much… CONTINUE READING
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