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Is it possible for a 26yo male to have spinal arthritis, and what are the long-term complications?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes.

Most likely spondylitis, best managed by a rheumatology specialist.
Scloliosis does not cause pain a 26 y/o. Degenerative disease unlikely. Spondyloarthropathy most likely. This is inflammatory. There are many extra-articular problems that can occur. Correct DX is essential.

In brief: Yes.

Most likely spondylitis, best managed by a rheumatology specialist.
Scloliosis does not cause pain a 26 y/o. Degenerative disease unlikely. Spondyloarthropathy most likely. This is inflammatory. There are many extra-articular problems that can occur. Correct DX is essential.
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