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2021 May 01

J Rheumatol

Pain in Axial Spondyloarthritis: More to It Than Just Inflammation.


Magrey MN, Mease PJ
J Rheumatol. 2021 May 01.
PMID: 33934079.


The conceptual paradigm of axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) has evolved and now comprises an expanded spectrum that includes more females and patients with little or no radiographic changes in sacroiliitis or syndesmophyte formation in the spine. This broadened paradigm is often, but not always, characterized by an inflammatory magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) signature.