G. I. Shcherbakov
Quality of life impairment in patients with ankylosing spondylitis depending on anemia
KEMEROVO CLINICAL CONSULTATIVE AND DIAGNOSTIC CENTER, KEMEROVO
The article is focused on the approach of differential diagnosis of etiopathogenetic variants of anemia in ankylosing spondylitis and quality of life impairment in patient population. The association of anxiety and depression level with anemia in patients with ankylosing spondylitis is considered. The complication of this disease with the development of anemia contributes to the deterioration of physical and mental well-being of the patients and is accompanied with significant difficulties for differential diagnosticis of anemia, in doing so the need for comprehensive therapy.