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How is ankylosing spondylitis diagnosed?

To diagnose ankylosing spondylitis, doctors do some tests. First up are x-rays, which give detailed pictures of the joints. An MRI scan, which is like an x-ray but takes more-detailed pictures, might also be used.

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