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79 Possible Causes for Costochondritis, HLA-B27

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    They have current or previous buttock pain (felt on alternating sides), arthritis, enthesitis, costochondritis, epicondylitis, anterior uveitis, psoriasis or inflammatory[patient.info] In literature, although the evidence for association between AS and periodontitis as well as AS and HLA-B27 are there but the association of aggressive periodontitis in HLA-B27[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] spondylitis risk in HLA-B27-positive individuals.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spondylitis

    Many HLA-B27 positive don’t get AS, and some people without it do. Prevalence 2-8% (30% in eskimos!)[oxfordmedicaleducation.com] Common examples are the Achilles tendon ( Achilles tendinopathy ) where the calf muscles attach to the heel, and where chest muscles attach to the ribs ( costochondritis )[patient.info] About 90% of people who develop spondyloarthritis will carry the HLA-B27 gene.[spondylitis.ca]

  • Reiter's Syndrome

    HLA B27 was present in 11 (61.1%) patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cartilage can also become inflamed, especially around the breastbone where the ribs meet in the front of the chest, this condition is called costochondritis.[chronicprostatitis.com] Cartilage can become inflamed, especially around the breastbone where the ribs meet in the front of the chest, this condition is called costochondritis.[regenerativenutrition.com]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Rheumatologic markers, and HLA-B27 were checked.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Of five patients with costochondritis, four remained asymptomatic.[arthritis-research.biomedcentral.com] Most are positive for the HLA-B27 antigen. They show prompt improvement with corticosteroids.[reliasmedia.com]

  • Relapsing Polychondritis

    Arthritis may be oligoarticular or polyarticular, most often involving the costochondral junctions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] evaluation was carried out during the early stage revealed erosive changes of the sacroiliac joint compatible with ankylosing spondylitis in addition to being positive for HLA-B27[nature.com] Of five patients with costochondritis, four remained asymptomatic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Involvement of bone and cartilages: This includes costochondritis and osteitis. Respiratory difficulties are also seen when ribs and sternum get involved.[symptoma.com] While a number of genes are linked to PsA, the highest predictive value is noted with HLA-B27.[spondylitis.org] […] stiffness that is worse in the mornings Pitted nails, or nails separating from the nail bed Lower back pain People may also develop tendinitis (inflammation of the tendons), or costochondritis[onhealth.com]

  • Seronegative Arthritis

    […] clinical parameters and slows joint damage Extra-articular features of sponyloarthropathies (AS) (5,3,3) Asymmetric peripheral arthritis Sausage digits Achilles tenosynovitis Costochondritis[brainscape.com] HLA-B27 is present in approximately 6-8 % of the normal population in the Indian subcontinent.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, costochondritis.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Spondylitic Aortitis

    HLA-B27 antigen. Social class.[iritis.org] Costochondritis is a benign inflammation of the cartilage connecting the ribs to the breastbone.[spondylitis.org] […] at the costosternal joint” [ Wikipedia: Costochondritis ]) and not look further into the deeper vascular phenomena also associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis.[healthyresearcherblog.wordpress.com]

  • Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis

    […] or the metatarsal heads Base of the fifth metatarsal head, Tibial tuberosity Superior and inferior poles of the patella Iliac crest Greater trochanter Ischial tuberosity Costochondral[boneandspine.com] Nine of the 10 patients exhibited the genetic marker HLA B27, but only one patient was homozygous for HLA B27.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Inflammation can occur in the cartilage around the breastbone ( costochondritis ) as well as in the tendons where the muscles attach to the bone (tendinitis) and in ligament[medicinenet.com]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    There is significant correlation between ANA seropositivity and HLA-B27, early erosion, response to treatment, uveitis and subcutaneous nodule.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mandibular position as it related to the success of costochondral and orthognathic surgery was assessed by gnathion position relative to nasion-basion at the cranial center[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] HLA-B27 is present more commonly in enthesitis-related arthritis.[msdmanuals.com]

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