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The group of diseases known as spondyloarthritis, also referred to as spondylitis, primarily affect the spine and other joints. There are a variety of signs and symptoms, but inflammation is the key feature that helps distinguish spondyloarthritis from mechanical back and joint pain.

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When TNF inhibitor medications fail in spondyloarthritis

Posted January 2017

Biologic medications, such as TNF inhibitors (TNFi) and IL-17 inhibitors (IL-17i), are the current standard in rheumatologic treatment of moderate to severe spondyloarthritis. But what happens when patients don’t respond to this class of medications?

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Imagine Dragons Singer Gets Vocal About Living with AS

Posted December 2016

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Sex Differences in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Posted December 2016

“It is evident that sex plays a very important role in AS. The symptomatic burden of AS tends to be higher in females than in males. Progression of spinal changes by X-ray, on the other hand, are more accelerated in...

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