Higher inflammatory burden than previously anticipated

Axial inflammation seen in people with early peripheral spondyloarthritis, but not predictive of relapse in those achieving remission. INTRODUCTION Spondyloarthritis (shortened to SpA) refers to a spectrum of related rheumatic diseases caused by chronic inflammation. Many people with spondyloarthritis also have non-joint symptoms, such as psoriasis of the skin and nails, inflammatory bowel disease and […]

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Continuous NSAID offers no benefit over on-demand in ankylosing spondylitis

More evidence is needed to confirm whether continuous NSAID can reduce joint damage in people with ankylosing spondylitis. INTRODUCTION Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease. It mainly involves the joints, but may be associated with other diseases, such as psoriasis (a skin disease), inflammatory bowel disease and uveitis (an inflammation in the eye). These […]

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