Clinical case of aortic valve insufficiency in a patient with peripheral ankylosing spondylitis
Summary. Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic, mostly progressive inflammatory process of unknown etiology that affects mainly the sacroiliac joints, spine joints, fibrous rings and spine bones, which leads to their gradual ankylosis. The case of an atypical course of spondyarthritis in a woman of 36 years, which was accompanied by rather rare visceral lesions, in particular, the occurrence of aortic valve insufficiency, is described. The article analyzes the problems of pathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical course of the disease.
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