Article

Access to the text (HTML) Access to the text (HTML)
PDF Access to the PDF text
Advertising


Access to the full text of this article requires a subscription.
  • If you are a subscriber, please sign in 'My Account' at the top right of the screen.

  • If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates

  • You can purchase this item in Pay Per ViewPay per View - FAQ : 30,00 € Taxes included to order
    Pages Iconography Videos Other
    5 0 0 0


Joint Bone Spine
Volume 71, n° 4
pages 291-295 (juillet 2004)
Doi : 10.1016/j.jbspin.2003.06.002
Received : 15 November 2002 ;  accepted : 19 June 2003
Osteoporosis and ankylosing spondylitis

Abdellah  El Maghraoui
Medicine Unit B, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, Rabat, Morocco 

@@#100979@@

Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory joint disease in which inflammation of the entheses gradually causes local ossification and ankylosis. Diffuse osteoporosis responsible for bone fragility is another feature established by recent data. The bone loss predominates at the spine and can cause vertebral fractures that are rare but nonnegligible sources of mortality and morbidity late in the course of the disease.

Mots clés  : Ankylosing spondylitis ; Osteoporosis.




© 2003  Elsevier SAS. All Rights Reserved.

EM-CONSULTE.COM is registrered at the CNIL, déclaration n° 1286925.
As per the Law relating to information storage and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose (art 26 of that law), access (art 34 of that law) and rectify (art 36 of that law) your personal data. You may thus request that your data, should it be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear, outdated, not be used or stored, be corrected, clarified, updated or deleted.
Personal information regarding our website's visitors, including their identity, is confidential.
The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties.
Close
Article Outline