Discover the various conditions related to Spondyloarthritis, like Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reactive Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Enteropathic Arthritis, Juvenile Onset Spondyloarthritis, and Undifferentiated Spondyloarthritis (USpA).
Osteoarthritis is associated with aging whereas inflammatory arthritis can start in children and frequently occurs in young adults.
97% of Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) patients have Peripheral SpA; only 3% have Axial SpA.
Nearly everyone has heard of Rheumatoid Arthritis, a common form of inflammatory arthritis, but hardly anyone has heard of Spondyloarthritis, an inflammatory form of arthritis that is almost as common as Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ankylosing means stiffening and fusing while Spondylitis means inflammation of the spine. Ankylosing Spondylitis describes the condition where some of the joints and bones of the spine become fused together because of inflammation.Read
About 10-20% of people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) will develop Enteropathic Arthritis. The two most commonly known Inflammatory Bowel Disease types are Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.Read
Juvenile Spondyloarthritis describes a group of arthritic diseases that start before the 16th birthday. The term Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) was introduced to standardize and classify the different arthritic conditions seen in children.Read
Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease of the skin and nails. About 30% of people with psoriasis also develop Psoriatic Arthritis and of these about 20% go on to experience some spinal involvement.Read
Reactive Arthritis can cause inflammation and pain in joints, the skin, eyes, genitals and bladder, as well as persistent lower back pain.Read
The new classification system of axial and peripheral SpA may encompass most patients with SpA, hence there are very few patients who are classified as USpA currently.Read