Case Studies | Medical Science | Guinea | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019
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 NSAIDs, Methotrexate, and finally anti TNF a blockers.
Keywords: rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, antigen HLA
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,
Pages: 40 - 42
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