A Self Administered Questionnaire for Early Detection of Axial Spondyloarthritis

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Investigator: Lianne S. Gensler, MD
Sponsor: Stanford University

Location(s): United States

Description

Ankylosing Spondylitis and Spondyloarthritis Evaluation Tool Study.Axial Spondyloarthritis or axial SpA for short (abbreviated as axSpA) refers to inflammatory disease where the main symptom is back pain, and where the x-ray changes of sacroiliitis may or may not be present. This study aims to test whether a new instrument (questionnaire) is useful for identifying patients with ankylosing spondylitis.