Association between ankylosing spondylitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Taiwan

Published: 8 August 2018
Author(s): Shih-Wei Lai, Cheng-Li Lin
Issue: August 2018

One cross-sectional study conducted by Sharif et al. reported that patients with ankylosing spondylitis had a higher proportion of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than controls (46% versus 18%, P