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Flashcards in Ankylosing Spondylitis and other Spondyloarthritides Deck (7):
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AS associated with IBD and psoriasis; Reactive arthritis following GI and GU infections

Spondyloarthritides

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T/F Spondyloarthritis is MC in older boys

T

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Responsibble for around 40% of AS susceptibility

HLA-B27

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Key feature of spondyloarthritides marked by inflammation where tendons, ligaments, and joint capsules attach to bones

Enthesitis

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Rheuma: Squaring of corners of vertebral bodies

Advanced AS

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Rheuma: Classic bamboo spine, syndesmophyte formation, and calcification of ligaments

Advanced AS

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Symptoms characteristic of inflammatory back pain

1) Pain at night with morning stiffness 2) No improvement with rest 3) Improvement with exercise 4) Insidious onset