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Facts and Figures
- 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.
- Rheumatoid arthritis is seropositive. That is, a blood test shows the presence of RF or rheumatoid factor. RF is produced as the immune system attacks
- Arthritis can be divided into two sub-groups: inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis, which is far more common.
- Your finger nails can be a clue to diagnosing Psoriatic Arthritis.