Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of ophthalmologic manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis?

Updated: May 15, 2020
  • Author: Jean Deschênes, MD, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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The male-to-female ratio is estimated to be 2:1.

Ankylosing spondylitis usually begins during the second decade. The associated uveitis typically occurs at an earlier age than does idiopathic uveitis.


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