Diseases that fall under spondyloarthritis umbrella are ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis (known previously as Reiter's syndrome) psoriatic arthritis and psoriatic spondylitis, and the arthritis or spondylitis associated with the inflammatory bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Still other patients may develop undifferentiated spondyloarthritis. This means they have symptoms or signs of one of the illnesses above, but don't develop the full blown disease.
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