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- n. Plural form of spondyloarthropathy.
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If I were doing it I would want to study the spondyloarthropathies like ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis, because that population in toto reaches about a third in prevalence of what the RA population is and the anti-TNFs have worked there and I think it would be a high probability that you would test positive results.
Holding C, Weedon H, Atkins GJ, et al. Osteoprotegerin expression in synovial tissue from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and osteoarthritis and normal controls.
Once it is clear that the infection associated with the arthritis is no longer active, these children should be treated just like other children with spondyloarthropathies.
Dr. Chang-Miller's primary field is rheumatology with special interests in inflammatory joint diseases called seronegative spondyloarthropathies such as ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.
Differential diagnosis: RA, AKS, Psoriatic arthritis, seronegative spondyloarthropathies, crystal deposits, endocrine, metabolic and neoplastic disorders affecting the bone.
Reactive arthritis is a systemic rheumatic disease, It is often associaed with other diseases, such as psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively referred to as "spondyloarthropathies ''.