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Facts and Figures
  • ASAS, the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society, recommends membership in a patient organization as an additional treatment option.
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors (TNFi or anti-TNF) drugs are known as biologic drugs. They are made from large live molecules.
  • Ankylosing spondylitis is a young person’s disease. It most frequently starts between ages 15 and 35. Onset after age 45 is unusual.
  • There are over 100 types of arthritis.