Frequency of Axial Spondyloarthritis Diagnosis Among Patients Seen by US Rheumatologists for Evaluation of Chronic Back Pain

Atulya (Atul) Deodhar, Philip J. Mease, John D. Reveille, Jeffrey R. Curtis, Su Chen, Kailash Malhotra, Aileen L. Pangan

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Objective: To determine the proportion of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) among those with chronic back pain and ≥1 of 3 SpA features in the US. Methods: The study was conducted at rheumatology practices in the US. Patients were required to have chronic back pain for ≥3 months beginning at

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1669-1676
Number of pages8
JournalArthritis and Rheumatology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology

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