Stinne Eika Rasmussen, Anders Rasmussen, Kresten Krarup Keller & René Drage Østgård
Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:V09190502
Spondyloarthritis (SpA) is an inflammatory arthritis mainly affecting the axial skeleton and large peripheral joints. Age of onset is typically 20-35 years. However, symptoms of SpA is often overlooked or interpreted as common low back pain, postponing an effective treatment. In this review, symptoms of SpA with emphasis on inflammatory pain and clinical findings are summed-up. Furthermore, diagnostic challenges, and treatments are covered.