Ankylosing Spondylitis (Oxford American Rheumatology Library)
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Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and related diseases called spondyloarthropathies (SpA) are the second most common form of chronic inflammatory arthritis after Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). The Author of this Book is Muhammad Asim Khan Unfortunately, most patients with AS and SpA are either never diagnosed, or they are inadequately treated. Array ISBN . The current mean delay in the diagnosis of AS ranges from 5 to 10 years, and the presenting clinical manifestations of these diseases are wide-ranging and heterogeneous, and thus a variety of health care professionals see AS and SpA patients, from primary care physicians to rheumatologists and other medical and surgical specialists. Ankylosing Spondylitis (Oxford American Rheumatology Library) available in English.