Facts and Figures
  • Your finger nails can be a clue to diagnosing Psoriatic Arthritis.
  • Spondyloarthritis can be present when no damage on x-rays can be seen.
  • On average, 80% of HLA-B27 positive children born to a parent suffering with AS who is also HLA-B27 positive are likely to remain unaffected by AS.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis is a young person’s disease. It most frequently starts between ages 15 and 35. Onset after age 45 is unusual.