Were you looking for information about Ankylosing Spondylitis? Anklosing spondylitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects men more often than women. The condition belongs to a group of joint diseases known as spondyloarthropathies, which can cause inflammation throughout the body, especially in the spine.
Symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis typically include back pain and stiffness; however, the condition may result in a wide variety of symptoms. In some people, it can cause significant pain and disability for many years. The exact cause or causes are not yet known, and there is no cure. Treatment for ankylosing spondylitis may include physical therapy, medications, and surgery, among other things.
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