Management of comorbidities in ankylosing spondylitis

James (Jim) Rosenbaum, Vinod Chandran

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Abstract

The major comorbidities of ankylosing spondylitis include uveitis, bowel inflammation, psoriasis and heart disease. The pathogenic mechanism to account for the coexistence of comorbidities remains largely unknown. In some instances, the comorbidity has a major impact on the choice of therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-366
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Volume343
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2012

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Ankylosing Spondylitis
Comorbidity
Uveitis
Psoriasis
Heart Diseases
Inflammation
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Uveitis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Management of comorbidities in ankylosing spondylitis. / Rosenbaum, James (Jim); Chandran, Vinod.

In: American Journal of the Medical Sciences, Vol. 343, No. 5, 05.2012, p. 364-366.

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