Were you looking for information about Ankylosing Spondylitis? Ankylosing spondyilitis is a common misspelling of ankylosing spondylitis.
Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic joint disease that most commonly affects the back. While the disease is often characterized by back pain and stiffness, it can affect other areas of the body. Researchers suspect that genetic, environmental, and immune system factors are involved in causing ankylosing spondylitis; however, exactly how these factors work to cause the disease is not yet known. If healthcare providers suspect ankylosing spondylitis, they may recommend x-rays and blood tests to help diagnose the condition.
(Click Ankylosing Spondylitis to learn more about this disease, including information about treatment options for the condition and factors that may increase one's risk for developing it.)