Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (Bechterew’s disease) is a rheumatic disease. There is an inflammation of joint capsules. The inflammation is accompanied by a gradual stiffening of the inflamed joint. Usually, it involves the joints of the back. But the knees, hips, …

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Snow blindness

Snow blindness

Welding eyes and snow blindness are actually two different names for one and the same condition. As the name suggests, welding eyes can form during welding, and snow blindness is common in the high mountains. When …

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