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Table 2 Demographic data and disease characteristics.

From: Surgical outcome after spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

Patients suffered by ankylosing spondylitis who were operated due to a spinal fracture (n = 20)
Median age (min – max) 56 years (23–80)
Gender 16 males 80%
  4 females 20%
Time from the diagnosis 24 years (3–45)
Cervical spine 7 35%
Thoracic spine 9 45%
Thoraco-lumbar junction 3 15%
Lumbar spine 1 5%
Low energy injury 18 90%
High energy injury 2 10%