Not that one wants to go there, but here you are -
[PDF]Renal diseases in ankylosing spondylitis: Review of the ...
Renal Diseases in Ankylosing Spondylitis. Table 1, Studies examining the frequency of amyloidosis in AS. 525. Number of cases. Percentage. Study population ...www.springerlink.com/index/NG7456387UXW7511.pdf
Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms, Causes, Treatment - What are ...
Feb 1, 2011 ... Advanced spondylitis can lead to deposits of protein material called amyloid into the kidneys and result in kidney failure. ...www.medicinenet.com/ankylosing_spondylitis/page2.htm
[PDF]RENAL ABNORMALITIES IN ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS
Glomerulonephritis in ankylosing spon- dylitis. Clin Nephrol 1986;25:169-74. 7. Brezin JH, KatzSM, Schwartz AB, Chinitz JL. Reversible renal failure and ...
rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/5/341.full.pdf - Similar
This system is named the “Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index” ... effects such as stomach ulcers, high blood pressure and kidney problems ...www.arthritismd.com/ankylosing-spondylitis.html
Ankylosing Spondylitis: eMedicine Radiology
Mar 25, 2009 ... Overview: Ankylosing spondylitis is a distinct disease entity characterized by ... of long-standing disease and may lead to renal failure. ...
Picked it up a while ago, as when young I had acute nephritis (scarlet fever bug at school, 3 of us got N. 2 died). Pa always said to be mindful of drugs and related kidney probs, hence I check everything. Amazing how many times I have to pull up doctors due to this relationship - I'd be right furious if I got kidney failure due to meds...Oh boy, would I be, and then some!!
Think it is pretty rare though - hope so...