Heterogeneous group of arthritic diseases sharing clinical and radiologic features. They are associated with the hla-b27 antigen and some with a triggering infection. Most involve the axial joints in the spine, particularly the sacroiliac joint, but can also involve asymmetric peripheral joints. Subsets include ANKYLOSING spondylitis; REACTIVE arthritis; PSORIATIC arthritis; and others.

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