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
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
How to Cite this Article?
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/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20194886, Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019, 40 - 42