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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Neurologic Perspective (cont.)

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ankylosing spondylitis, neurological perspective, ankylosing spondylitis, AS, arthritis, sacroiliac joint, intervertebral joint, fused vertebra, fused spine, spinal stenosis, bamboo spine, rigid spine, low back pain, back stiffness, early-morning stiffness, loss of spine mobility, HLA-B27 antigen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, NSAIDs, sulfasalazine, axial joint, plantar fasciitis, C1-C2 subluxation, spinal fracture, inflammatory cauda equina syndrome, cauda equina syndrome, thoracic kyphosis, radiculopathy, nerve root compression

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