Category: SpineAnkylosing SpondylitisVender, John R. M.D.; McDonnell, Dennis E. M.D.Author Information Dr. Vender is Associate Professor of Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology/Pain Management, and Dr. McDonnell is Professor in Neurological Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th St., Augusta, Georgia 30912. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: December 15th, 2000 - Volume 22 - Issue 25 - p 1-8 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Recall the incidence and pathogenesis of spinal deformities in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Describe the extraspinal manifestations of ankylosing spondylitis. Identify the clinical presentation and neurologic complications of patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Explain the management of spinal deformities and acute spinal injury in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.