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Spondylitis is a relatively unknown disease, but it affects 1 in 100 Americans.
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Posted October 2018
This is a pre-clinical* research study with the goal of identifying biomarkers such as genetic, environmental, and microbial factors in the blood of adults with ankylosing spondylitis in order to determine what may influence the disease's development.
Posted March 2018
Posted September 2018
Historically this disease, and especially ankylosing spondylitis (also known as axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) with x-ray damage) was thought to affect men more commonly than women. However, over the last decade as we recognize the disease earlier and in patients without the classic damage seen on x-ray, we realize this disease is actually equigender.
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