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What does AS stand for?

AS stands for Ankylosing Spondylitis (chronic inflammatory form of arthritis affecting the spine)

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Ogmore MP and Shadow Food and Farming Minister Huw Irranca-Davies, right, will start the first leg of the two-day challenge to raise awareness of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), muscular-skeletal condition which affects him and around 200,000 other people in the UK.
Ogmore MP and Shadow Food and Farming Minister Huw Irranca-Davies, right, will start the first leg of the two-day challenge to raise awareness of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a muscular-skeletal condition which affects him and around 200,000 other people in the UK.
1) Spondyloarthritis regroups several related but phenotypically distinct disorders such as psoriatic arthritis, arthritis related to inflammatory bowel disease, reactive arthritis, a sub-group of juvenile chronic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis with last mentioned being the prototypic and best studied subtype.