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Axial Spondyloarthritis Seen in 1 in 5 Young Adults With Chronic Back Pain

A good summary of the findings of the study, the story states, “Approximately 20% of cases of chronic low back pain in younger adults seen in primary care settings might be caused by spondyloarthritis…”

“The results suggest that spondyloarthritis is underdiagnosed as a cause of chronic back pain in the general population.”

via Press – News – 463 – FOLLOW-UP: Axial Spondyloarthritis Seen in 1 in 5 Young Adults With Chronic Back Pain.

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