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Facts and Figures
  • Psoriatic Arthritis can develop at any age.
  • More women than men are being diagnosed with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.
  • 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.
  • About 85% to 90% of people with ankylosing spondylitis have the HLA-B27 gene. Of those people who carry the HLA-B27 gene, however, only about 5% will