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Facts and Figures
- Nearly everyone has heard of rheumatoid arthritis, a common form of inflammatory arthritis, but hardly anyone has heard of spondyloarthritis, another
- “Walking is man’s best medicine” — Hippocrates (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC)
- The HLA-B27 gene is closely associated with spondyloarthritis. The gene occurs at different rates in different populations, ranging from 0% for Bantu
- The absence of the HLA-B27 antigen does NOT rule out the possibility of a spondyloarthritis disease.