Table 2

Rheumatic manifestations in late onset and early onset spondylarthropathy groups during the first year of evolution

LOSPA (n=8) EOSPA (n=32) p Value
Inflammatory spinal pain (%)10065.60.05
 cervical (%)7518.80.002
 dorsal (%)62.521.90.02
 low back (%)2540.6NS
Abdominal pain (%)62.562.5NS
Arthritis (%)7537.5NS
Number of arthritis patients (mean (SD))2.3 (1.8)1.5 (3.9)0.04
Peripheral enthesopathy (%)7568.8NS
Number of enthesopathy patients (mean (SD))1.6 (1.4)2.5 (2.6)NS
Anterior chest wall involvement (%)7534.40.04
Sausage digit (%)2515.6NS
Aseptic osteitis (%)2500.004