Men with axial spondylarthritis have been found to have worse prognosis compared with affected women.
The definition of a positive MRI-sacroiliitis is effective for recognizing axial spondyloarthritis and is better than the definition for a positive MRI-spine.
Researchers sought to learn more about the “background noise” of MRI features in the sacroiliac joints of young athletes.
For patients with ankylosing spondylitis, secukinumab may reduce radiographic progression and remain effective in the long-term.
The risk for cerebrovascular accidents and myocardial infarctions was assessed in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
MRI examination of structural lesions of the sacroiliac joints and the spine may help identify and classify axial spondyloarthritis.
Inflammation shown on MRI of the sacroiliac joint (MRI-SI) is prevalent in axSpA (±30%), but the specificity is not well known.
Administration of abatacept may improve patient-reported outcomes in individuals with active psoriatic arthritis and elevated levels of C-reactive protein, irrespective of tumor necrosis factor inhibitor treatment history.
The guideline includes recommendations for treating adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers found that HLA status was associated with gut microbiota diversity.