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Can ankylosing spondylitis be cured?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

This is an inflammation of the facets of the spine, the sacroiliac joint and rib facets related to an inherited deficiency of bodily antigen (termed hla b27).
Treatment is very helpful and it tends to be episodic. The spondylitis part is when the facts fuse causing stiffness of the spine. You should be under the care of a rheumatologist for this.

In brief: No

This is an inflammation of the facets of the spine, the sacroiliac joint and rib facets related to an inherited deficiency of bodily antigen (termed hla b27).
Treatment is very helpful and it tends to be episodic. The spondylitis part is when the facts fuse causing stiffness of the spine. You should be under the care of a rheumatologist for this.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Treated not cured

It is episodic through a lifetime itcan become quite calm with time trick is to control the kyphotic deformity keep the spine balanced.

In brief: Treated not cured

It is episodic through a lifetime itcan become quite calm with time trick is to control the kyphotic deformity keep the spine balanced.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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