In a nutshell … Ankylosing Spondylitis

[Also known as: Morbus Bechterew or Bechterew’s diseases, Marie Strumpell disease, or rheumatoid spondylitis.] Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a disease that belongs to the family of arthritic affections. Spondylosis alone refers to degenerative changes at the affected site, such as osteoarthritis, of the vertebral joints and the intervertebral discs [1]. Ankylosis indicates that new boneContinue reading “In a nutshell … Ankylosing Spondylitis”