Perinatal characteristics, older siblings, and risk of ankylosing spondylitis: a case-control study based on national registers.

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Abstract

The effect of circumstances and exposures early in life on the risk of developing ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is largely unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine whether perinatal characteristics predict development of AS.

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Authors
  • Ulf Lindström
  • Helena Forsblad-d'Elia
  • Johan Askling
  • Lars Erik Kristensen
  • Elisabeth Lie
  • Sofia Exarchou
  • Lennart Jacobsson
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  • Rheumatology and Autoimmunity
Original languageEnglish
Article number16
JournalArthritis Research and Therapy
Volume18
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes