ankylosing spondylitis

Overview

Is ankylosing spondylitis more common in men than in women?

Ankylosing spondylitis is three times more common in males than in females. The disease may be more common in certain families if a first-degree relative (parent, child, sibling) has been diagnosed with AS.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/ankylosing-spondylitis/overview/7029 • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-21

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