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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Orthopedic Perspective (cont.)

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ankylosing spondylitis, AS, sacroiliac joints, SI joints, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, HLA-B27, hip pain, juvenile-onset ankylosing spondylitis, TMJ, temporomandibular joint, acute iritis, aortitis, aortic fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis, neurologic deficit, stiffness and pain in joints, sulfasalazine, methotrexate, infliximab, etanercept, extension osteotomy of the cervical spine, cauda equina syndrome, spinal stenosis, Reiter syndrome, arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriatic arthritis, undifferentiated spondyloarthropathies, juvenile chronic arthritis, back pain, tumor necrosis factor, TNF, hip replacement surgery, knee replacement surgery

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Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic, multisystem inflammatory disorder of the sacroiliac (SI) joints and the axial skeleton.

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