A chronic, inflammatory disease primarily of the spine and pelvis, in which a form of arthritis leads to pain and stiffness in the back. It can eventually lead to the bones of the spine and pelvis fusing together. Other organs or joints, especially the eyes, may also be affected. The exact cause is unknown.
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