In our daily lives ankylosing spondylitis is a kind of high incidence of disease, high risk of the disease is now gradually closer to the younger crowd. Come in a lot of young people and children become high incidence of ankylosing spondylitis who will talk at the beginning of a significant low back pain, low back pain, then surely it is ankylosing spondylitis? Here I will introduce low back pain may be the tonic spondylitis it.
Experts said that in ankylosing spondylitis occurs when there will be just back pain symptoms, so parents should be alert, beware of ankylosing spondylitis may occur.
Low back pain may be ankylosing spondylitis it? Ankylosing spondylitis primarily affects the spine and sacroiliac joints, usually insidious onset. The gradual emergence of the hip in patients with hip or lower back pain and / or stiff, especially lying for a long (at night) or sitting for a long time significantly, turning difficult, morning or sedentary stiff from the waist immediately obvious, but after the event mitigation. Some patients feel hip hip pain, and occasionally to the surrounding radiation. Early in the disease more pain on one side was intermittent, more in a few months after bilateral pain was sustained. With the progression of the disease to the sacroiliac joint and lumbar, cervical chest development, then a corresponding site pain, limited mobility or spinal deformity. According to reports, our patients is approximately 45% of patients from the onset peripheral arthritis.
Low back pain may be ankylosing spondylitis it? Back pain early, particularly at night when the rest obviously, have to wake up the morning after feeling stiff lower back after the event may have eased. A majority of patients with sacroiliac joint inflammation led by the attending symptoms. The late pain and spinal mobility was limited, gradually involving the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine rigidity Swordsman late can cause severe kyphosis. When involving the rib vertebral joints, there may thoracic breathing movement is limited, and Sternocostal joints pain.
Ankylosing spondylitis diagnostic methods are there?
1, X-ray of the pelvis: sacroiliac joint can appear blurred or unclear joint space, with the articular surface sclerosis and insect bite-like changes, severe cases can occur arthrodesis; hip involvement can occur acetabular or femoral head bone destruction, joint space narrowing; some patients the pubic symphysis, ischial tuberosity bone sclerosis can occur, and even bone destruction.
2, spine X-ray: spine X line showed high density and subsequent bone destruction.
3, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): can show arthritis and edema, and help to identify early sacroiliitis and spondylitis.
These are for back pain may be associated with ankylosing spondylitis it describes, hope to help you, ankylosing spondylitis is a kind of more dangerous diseases, so we must pay attention to it. In order to better treat the disease, we need to know more about it, in a doctor's treatment early rehabilitation. I wish the majority of patients a speedy recovery.