Spondyloarthropathies Basic Features, Principles of Diagnosis And Treatment

  • Ö. Faruk SENDUR

Meandros Med Dent J 2001;2(2):31-35

Spondyloarthropathies are characterised by inflammation of vertebrae, peripheral joints and periarticular tissues. Diseases in this group present with similar clinical features. Etiology is unknown but genetical tendency, infectious agents and environmental factors may play a role. In this review main features and new approaches in treatment of spondyloarthropathies are briefly overviewed.

Keywords: Spondyloarthropathies