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Ankylosing Spondylitis: In Clinical Practice by Joachim Sieper

By Joachim Sieper

Ankylosing spondylitis is a protracted type of arthritis recognized to impact round 1 in two hundred humans (over 1 million victims within the united states alone). No medication has but been chanced on for the disorder, besides the fact that, early analysis and correct scientific administration might be very important in decreasing the danger of incapacity and deformity.

Ankylosing Spondylitis in medical perform is a concise, useful advisor at the prognosis and administration of this debilitating situation. The chapters hide all proper concerns together with:

  • Epidemiology of ankylosing spondylitis
  • Genetics of ankylosing spondylitis
  • Clinical manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis
  • Diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis
  • Imaging in ankylosing spondylitis
  • Management of ankylosing spondylitis together with non-drug and drug therapy options
  • Socioeconomic points of ankylosing spondylitis

This booklet is geared toward clinicians who deal with ankylosing spondylitis. It presents an authoritative, obtainable advisor to the prognosis, administration and therapy of ankylosing spondylitis.

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J. Sieper and J. 1007/978-0-85729-180-6_6, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011 49 50 • ankylosing spondylitis in clinical practic e ASAS/EULAR recommendations for the management of AS 1.  The treatment of AS should be tailored according to: the current manifestations of the disease (axial, peripheral, entheseal, extraarticular symptoms and signs), the level of current symptoms, clinical findings, and prognostic indicators, disease activity/ inflammation, pain, function, disability, handicap, structural damage, hip involvement, spinal deformities, the general clinical status (age, gender, comorbidity, concomitant medications, the wishes and expectations of the patient.

54]. J. Sieper and J. 1007/978-0-85729-180-6_6, © Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011 49 50 • ankylosing spondylitis in clinical practic e ASAS/EULAR recommendations for the management of AS 1.  The treatment of AS should be tailored according to: the current manifestations of the disease (axial, peripheral, entheseal, extraarticular symptoms and signs), the level of current symptoms, clinical findings, and prognostic indicators, disease activity/ inflammation, pain, function, disability, handicap, structural damage, hip involvement, spinal deformities, the general clinical status (age, gender, comorbidity, concomitant medications, the wishes and expectations of the patient.

Although changes in the thoracic spine are frequent, they are more difficult to detect because of the overlying lung tissue, so radiographs of the thoracic spine are not routinely assessed. 2 shows typical spinal lesions that can be seen on radiographs: squaring of the vertebral body as a result of remodelling due to inflammation and new bone formation, sclerosis of the vertebral edges as a consequence of inflammation (shiny corners) and syndesmophytes. 3). 4 shows an example of an already ankylosed facet joint in a patient with AS.

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