Welcome to biology-online.org! Please login to access all site features. Create account.
Log me on automatically each visit
| Page history
| Printable version
(Science: rheumatology) a polyarthritis involving the spine, which is characterised by progressive, painful stiffening of the joints and ligaments. It almost exclusively affects young men.
Interestingly the disease seems to be associated with HLA B27, those with this histocompatability antigen are 300 times more likely to get the disease, 90% of sufferers have HLA B27
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page
This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,139 times. What links here
| Related changes
| Permanent link
© Biology-Online.org. All Rights Reserved.
Register | Login
| About Us | Contact Us | Link to Us | Disclaimer & Privacy