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MCV/Q, Medical College of Virginia Quarterly

MCV/Q, Medical College of Virginia Quarterly

Article Title

Anklylosing Spondylitis

Authors

John Baum

Orginal Publication Date

1974

Journal Title

MCV/Q, Medical College of Virginia Quarterly

Volume

10

Issue

2

First Page

71

Last Page

75

Abstract

Within the last few years, the study of ankylosing spondylitis has produced some of the more remarkable new developments in the field of the rheumatic diseases. In modern days the disease has been described in Germany by Strümpell and in France by Marie. As a result, in Germany it is known as Strümpell's disease and in France as Marie's disease. Physicians in the United States and England, to be fair, call it Marie-Strümpell disease. It should be emphasized at this point that ankylosing spondylitis is not a variant of rheumatoid arthritis as it had been considered for a number of years. The term rheumatoid spondylitis is still occasionally used but should be completely abandoned.

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