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Diagnosing and managing spinal injury in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

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BACKGROUND: Individuals with ankylosing spondylitis are at an increased risk of vertebral fractures. These are often unstable, leading to primary and secondary neurological injury and conferring high levels of morbidity and mortality. Fractures in these patients can occur after minimal trauma and are easily missed, with potentially disastrous consequences. OBJECTIVES: To educate health professionals who may be involved in the initial assessment and management of ankylosing spondylitis patien...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Emergency Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
4
Pages:
e315-e319
Publication date:
2013-04-01
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ISSN:
0736-4679
Language:
English
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pubs:413698
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uuid:0ccf7f7f-a925-4ce1-a265-589df85b0b38
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pubs:413698
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413698
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2015-02-16

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