Is Ankylosing Spondylitis Easy to Diagnose? Topic Guide

Is Ankylosing Spondylitis Easy to Diagnose? Is Ankylosing Spondylitis Easy to Diagnose?: Ankylosing spondylitis can be difficult to diagnose because the condition develops slowly and there is no single definitive test that can confirm the diagnosis. A diagnosis can start with a physical examination, imaging tests (X-rays, computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, power doppler ultrasonography), and blood tests (HLA-B27 gene, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein [CRP]).

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