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Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that causes stiffness and pain in the back. Spondylitis means inflammation of the spine and ankylosing describes the fusion or melding of two bones into one. This causes the spine to become stiff and inflexible. It can also cause pain.
About Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
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