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Mom Whose Rare Condition Is Causing Her Spine To Fuse Together Like Bamboo Fears Her Daughter May Have It Too
Emma and Sadie (PA Real Life/Collect)

After years of battling agonising arthritis, Emma Calland, was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

A rare long-term inflammatory condition causing the small bones in the back to fuse and, which can eventually turn the spinal column into one long bone, resembling a bamboo stalk.

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