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Hepatic function in ankylosing spondylitis.
  1. A C Robinson,
  2. M Teeling,
  3. E B Casey


    Values for alkaline phosphatase and gamma glutamyl transpeptidase (GGTP) and the prevalence of their elevation was significantly higher in 35 patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) than in 35 age and sex matched controls. The abnormal enzyme levels appeared to reflect a non-specific reaction to inflammation and could thus aid in assessment of disease status.

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