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AS

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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Identification of the most common problems by patients with ankylosing spondylitis using the international classification of functioning, disability and health.
Systemic arthropathies such as rheumatoid arthritis has been reported to result in bilateral complete rupture of the quadriceps4,7 but rupture due to ankylosing spondylitis is extremely rare, and even more so when the patient has not been taking any systemic steroids for the ankylosing spondylitis as steroid abuse has also been implicated with muscle rupture.
Protein oxidation status in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Increased mortality in ankylosing spondylitis is related to disease activity.
The stooped position of patients with ankylosing spondylitis may be caused by severe hip-flexion contracture or kyphosis of the thoracolumbar spine or both.
A review of the Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) diagnostic is based on clinical characteristics.
In October 2010, the MHLW approved the indication of ankylosing spondylitis for HUMIRA with the following condition for approval: "Because of the very limited number of subjects treated in the Japanese clinical trials, the applicant is required to conduct all-case drug use-results survey until data from a certain number of patients are accumulated after market launch, in order to identify the background information of patients treated with the product and collect safety and efficacy data on the product in the early post-marketing period, and thereby take necessary measures to ensure proper use of the product.
Ankylosing Spondylitis is a serious disease, it has insidious onset and back pain is the first symptom.