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Spinal movements in ankylosing spondylitis and the effect of treatment.

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Fourteen male patients with ankylosing spondylitis, admitted for a 2-week period of inpatient treatment, had their spinal mobility assessed on admission and at the end of treatment by clinical measures and a three-dimensional radiographic technique. The patients were given injections of low-dose corticotrophin (ACTH) or placebo under a double-blind protocol. Initially all the patients had restricted movements compared with normal. After treatment all showed some improvement of mobility but no...

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDORMS
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Volume:
10
Issue:
5
Pages:
472-474
Publication date:
1985-06-01
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1528-1159
ISSN:
0362-2436
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English
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2013-11-17

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