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Association Ankylosing Spondylitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study of an Observation

Conde K, Makougang C.S, Dragan R.E, Raftakis I, Badot V, Bentin J

Abstract: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) are among the most frequent inflammatory diseases. The coexistence between AS and RA is rare. We report a case of a 48 year old man, who presented with inflammatory low back pain in 2012 and the diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis was reached in agreement with the modified a New York and the ASAS criteria . In 2016, he presented an erosive seropositive for RF and anti CCP polyarthritis.The treatments comprised NSAID?s, Methotrexate, and finally anti TNF a blockers.

Keywords: rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, antigen HLA

Country: Guinea, Subject Area: Medical Science

Pages: 40 - 42

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

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Conde K, Makougang C.S, Dragan R.E, Raftakis I, Badot V, Bentin J, "Association Ankylosing Spondylitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Study of an Observation", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i2/ART20194886.pdf, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, 40 - 42

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