ea0063p545 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2 | ECE2019
, Tzanavari Aikaterini
, Athanassiou Lambros
, Dardavesis Theodoros
, Ifigenia Kostoglou-Athanassiou
Introduction: Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic systemic inflammatory disorder which affects the sacroiliac joints, the axial skeleton, peripheral joints as well as other organs. It develops in young adults causing significant mobility and functional disorders, with associated severe dysfunction or disability. Ankylosing spondylitis has serious adverse effects on the ability to work and quality of life. Biologic agents are used for the treatment of AS, this effect havin...