Ankylosing spondylitis and multiple sclerosis

Authors

  • Muhammad A. Khan MD,

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Corresponding author
    1. Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.
    • Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, 3395 Scranton Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44109
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  • Irving Kushner MD

    Professor of Medicine
    1. Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.
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Abstract

In a retrospective study of 196 patients with long-standing ankylosing spondylitis, 2 patients were found who had multiple sclerosis as well. This observation supports the recently proposed existence of an association between these diseases.

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