Items tagged “sero-negative arthritis”
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Ankylosing spondylitis (less commonly known as Bechterew disease and Marie Strümpell disease) is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy, which, as the name suggests, results in fusion (ankylosis) of the spine and sacroiliac (SI) joints, although involvement is also seen in large and small joints. E...
Rheumatoid arthritis: shoulder
Published 11 Jul 2010
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. It is usually negative for rheumatoid factor, and hence classified as one of the seronegative spondyloarthritides. Epidemiology Overall prevalence is ~0.5% (range 0.1-1%), however, it affects up to 30% of patient...
Psoriatic arthritis of the hands and feet
Diagnosis almost certain
Published 19 Nov 2010
Undifferentiated spondyloarthritis (uSpA), also known as undifferentiated arthritis, is a non-specific mono- or polyarthropathy that lacks the clinical, serological and radiological features that would allow specific diagnosis. It often turns out to be an early presentation of a more well known ...