What is Ankylosing spondylitis ?

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Diptiman asked 1 year ago
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OARC Staff answered 1 year ago
Ankylosing spondylitis is an autoimmune disease where there is inflammation of joint synovium because of Immune attack.Usually affect Spine, sacroiliac joints and large joints of Lower limb. Due to inflammation, there is pain, swelling, and difficulty in movement of joints. Symptoms become more prominent in morning hours after getting up from bed. Patients usually have difficulty in getting up from the bed, moving the neck, lifiting objects from ground , going toilet in the morning, performing day to day activities etc