Management of comorbidities in ankylosing spondylitis

James Rosenbaum, Vinod Chandran

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The major comorbidities of ankylosing spondylitis include uveitis, bowel inflammation, psoriasis and heart disease. The pathogenic mechanism to account for the coexistence of comorbidities remains largely unknown. In some instances, the comorbidity has a major impact on the choice of therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)364-366
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Uveitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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