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All the following diseases are associated with HILAB-27 & Uveitis, except: (AI 2000, PGI dec 98)



A Beh|et’s syndrome
B Psoriasis

C Ankylosing Spondylitis
D Reiter's syndrome

Ans. A Beh|et’s syndrome (Other three diseases mentioned in the question belong to spondyloarthrosis).

SPONDYLO ARTHROSIS is a group of disease which include.

1. Ankylosing spondylitis 2. Reiter’s disease 4. Reactive Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis 3. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) 5. Inflammatory bowel disease

Features:

1. Seronegativity(rheumatoid factor –ve)

2. HLA B27 associated (AIIMS Nov 09)

3. Axial arthritis: Pathology in spine and sacroiliitis.

4. Asymmetrical large-joint oligoarthritis (i.e<5 joints) or monoarthritis.

5. Enthesitis: Inflammation of the site of insertion of tendon or ligament into bone, eg. Plantar fasciitis, Achillis tendonitis, costochondritis.

6. Extra-articular manifestations eg anterior uveitis, aortic regurgitation

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