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Facts and Figures
- Spondyloarthritis patients have a 7-9% higher risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease.
- Ankylosing spondylitis is a young person’s disease. It most frequently starts between ages 15 and 35. Onset after age 45 is unusual.
- Arthritis can be divided into two sub-groups: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis, which is far more common.
- Osteoarthritis is caused by the deterioration of cartilage in the joints, often due to wear and tear.