Inherited spine arth
As is an inherited inflamatory condition affecting the sacroilac joints, the spine, shoulders and hips.
(the axial skeleton!) it is associated with the hla-b27 gene, and to a lesser extent b40 and several other immune genes. Most people have peripheral enthesopathy at some point: plantar fasciitis
, heel pain
, achilles' tendinitis. Eye
problems can occur, specifically iritis