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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Causes And Symptoms

Ankylosing spondylitis is a kind of arthritis that occurs in the spine. About 0.1% – 0.5% adults are affected by this condition and it is characterized by neck or back stiffness and pain. Ankylosing spondylitis can affect any gender and … Continue reading

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What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is one of the forms of arthritis that affects spinal joints. The name is derived from Greek words ankylos and spondylo, which mean “stiffening of a joint” and “vertebra” respectively. It is an immune disease that causes … Continue reading

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