Inflammation and Bone Formation in Ankylosing Spondylitis

G Thomas

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    The spondylarthropies are a group of arthritic diseases in which the inflammatory process is targeted to the spine and pelvis. The prototypic example of these conditions is ankylosing spondylitis (AS). In this common condition,inflammation ultimately leads to bone formation around and ultimately across affected joints, resulting in jointfusion (ankylosis). No therapies are currently available that prevent or even slow this inevitable progression that results in significant disability
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventIOF Regionals ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting: Held with the JSBMR 2nd Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis and Bone Meeting - Gold Coast, Australia
    Duration: 03 Sept 201107 Sept 2011


    ConferenceIOF Regionals ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting
    CityGold Coast


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