In terms of daily activities, children with either fibromyalgia or polyarticular JRA scored worse than those with SLE or spondyloarthropathy
, although in general daily-activity scores were quite a bit better than pain scores.
Key Words: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia tarda, spondyloarthropathy
The incidence of spondyloarthropathy
following diagnosis of ulcerative colitis is about half that seen in Crohn's disease patients, said Dr.
The GHLF, co-founded in 1999 by Spondyloarthropathy
patient Seth Ginsberg and social entrepreneur Louis Tharp, has successfully mobilized and activated groups of patients across more than a dozen chronic disease states, acting as a convener of organizations to address local, State and Federal issues.
Depending on the rigidity of criteria (eg, European Spondyloarthropathy
Study Group), spondyloarthropathy
includes varying proportions of patients with ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's syndrome or reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, arthritis associated with IBD, pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis.
with [beta]2-microglobulin amyloid deposits in a uremic patient before chronic hemodialysis.
1,3) Although the pathogenesis of LA is still unknown; degenerative joint disease, trauma, diabetes mellitus, inflammatory arthritis such as RA, psoriatic arthritis and juvenile spondyloarthropathy
have been reported as associated conditions.
Enthesitis-related arthritis was formerly known as spondyloarthropathy
or spondyloarthritis and includes patients with varying presence of arthritis and enthesitis as well as ankylosing spondylitis.
is common in psoriatic arthritis.
April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the availability of Amgen/Wyeth/Takeda's Enbrel, Centocor/Schering-Plough/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade, and Abbott/Eisai's Humira has driven dramatic growth in the spondyloarthropathy
(SpA) market, which reached nearly $2 billion in 2008 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom.
However, the background rate of HLA-B27 (6-8% in Caucasian populations), the high prevalence of low back pain and the relative rarity of HLA-B27-positive spondyloarthropathy
limit the diagnostic utility of this genetic marker.
Examples include hepatitis C infection, sarcoidosis, and occasionally, spondyloarthropathy