Can You Live Long with Ankylosing Spondylitis

Can You Live a Long Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis?
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We describe a report of IgG4RD developing in a patient with AS.PMID:34526396 | DOI:10.3899/jrheum.201552
Source: J Rheumatol - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Based on our analysis, there is lack of a strong evidence to support a causal inverse association between vitamin D levels and ankylosing spondylitis.PMID:34521568 | DOI:10.1016/j.humimm.2021.09.003
Source: Human Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an autoimmune rheumatic disease. Few candidate gene associations have been reported for AS and the current understanding of its pathogenesis remains still poor. Thus, the exact m...
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Phys Med Biol. 2021 Sep 13. doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac262a. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a disabling systemic disease that seriously threatens the patient's quality of life. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is highly preferred in clinical diagnosis due to its high contrast and tissue resolution. However, since the uncertainty and intensity inhomogeneous of the AS lesions in MRI, it is still challenging and time-consuming for doctors to quantify the lesions to determine the grade of the patient's condition. Thus, an automatic AS grading method is presented in this study, which integ...
Source: Physics in Medicine and Biology - Category: Physics Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur study shows that HLA-B*2704 has an overwhelming frequency in southeastern Chinese Han AS patients. A combined analysis including previous studies of HLA-B*27-subtype distributions in Chinese Han populations showed that HLA-B*2704 may originate from the southern Han and then migrate and spread to the northern areas, and HLA-B*2705 show the opposite result.
Source: Immunity, Inflammation and Disease - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
AbstractThe aim of this study was to investigate the effects of lockdown on the mental health (anxiety and depression) and quality of life (QOL) of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and public health measures instituted at a national level by the New Zealand Government. The present cohort was 104 individuals with RA (73.1%) and AS (26.9%) who had previously completed surveys for the Patient Opinion Real-Time Anonymous Liaison (PORTAL) project in 2018. Participants completed an online survey between July and September 2020 assessing their experience...
Source: Rheumatology International - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Report challenges conventional wisdom that males are more likely to develop ankylosing spondylitis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news
ConclusionsOccurrence of rh-irAEs during ICI use is higher in patients with pre-existing rheumatic disease compared to those with no pre-existing rheumatic disease. However, the most common events were not definitive rheumatic diseases but rather symptoms, such as pain in joints. Occurrence of events associated with a rheumatologist provider was substantially lower, suggesting that either patients are not referred to a rheumatologist or referral does not result in confirmation of the diagnosis by the rheumatologist.
Source: Rheumatology and Therapy - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2021 Aug;25(16):5241-5247. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202108_26538.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVE: To describe Spondyloarthritis (SpA) patients in a single center (preliminary phase), Build connections to establish local cohorts, Saudi Registry, and publication in Gulf and Arab database.PATIENTS AND METHODS: This prospective observational cohort consists of patients with spondylarthritis (SpA) diagnosed by a rheumatologist. Patients with AS were defined as those who met the modified New York criteria for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) 1984. All other patients with axial SpA who did not meet the radiology criteria of m...
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Source Type: research
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