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Axial Spondyloarthritis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Axial Spondyloarthritis
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.900.853.625.800.744
C05.550.069.340
C05.550.114.865.800.744
Unique ID
D000089183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000089183
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A spectrum of chronic inflammatory conditions affecting the axial joints (e.g., SPINE), characterized by pain, stiffness of joints (ANKYLOSIS), reduced mobility and inflammation. When joint inflammation and damage are visible on regular X-rays it is called ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS; otherwise it is referred to as NON-RADIOGRAPHIC AXIAL SPONDYLOARTHRITIS. HLA-B27 ANTIGEN is a biomarker and IL-23/IL-17 pathway a potential therapeutic target for axial and other related spondyloarthritis.
Entry Term(s)
AxSpA
Previous Indexing
Spondylitis, Ankylosing (2006-2021)
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Axial Spondyloarthritis Preferred
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