About the Disease
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), also known as Marie-Strumpell disease or Bechterew’s disease, is an inflammatory disorder of the spine and large joints that causes vertebrae in the spine to fuse together. AS is a chronic disease that affects the skeletal system.
Source: National Institutes of Health
ICD-10: M08.1, M45.0, M45.1, M45.2, M45.3, M45.4, M45.5, M45.6, M45.7, M45.8, M45.9