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A review of 100 patients with ankylosing spondylitis with particular reference to socio-economic effects.

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One hundred patients with ankylosing spondylitis of at least 5 years' duration were interviewed and examined. In addition to musculoskeletal symptoms, 11 subjects had evidence of a variety of neurological complaints. Nine were unemployed and only nine of the remainder felt the disease had seriously affected their employment. One third of patients had been off work for more than 2 months in the course of the disease but frequently due to associated illness. Most patients did not experience dis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of rheumatology
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
175-180
Publication date:
1986-05-05
ISSN:
0263-7103
URN:
uuid:1a110e1c-5368-4645-b586-39a42abadd25
Source identifiers:
108687
Local pid:
pubs:108687

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