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European Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 92–94 | Cite as

Vertebral sarcoidosis: imaging findings

  • A. Poyanli
  • O. Poyanli
  • S. Sencer
  • K. Akan
  • H. Sayrak
  • B. Acunaş
Musculoskeletal Radiology

Abstract.

Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic disease of unknown aetiology characterised by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation with varying presentation and prognosis. Osseous disease reported in 1–13 % of cases commonly involves hands and feet; however, vertebral sarcoidosis is rare. This report describes the radiologic, CT, MRI and radionuclide imaging findings of vertebral involvement of a case with sarcoidosis.

Key words: Sarcoidosis – Vertebrae – MR imaging 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Poyanli
    • 1
  • O. Poyanli
    • 2
  • S. Sencer
    • 1
  • K. Akan
    • 2
  • H. Sayrak
    • 3
  • B. Acunaş
    • 1
  1. 1. Department of Radiology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, TR-34390 Çapa, Istanbul, TurkeyTR
  2. 2. Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Göztepe SSK Educational Hospital, Kadıköy, Istanbul, TurkeyTR
  3. 3. Department of Pathology, Göztepe SSK Educational Hospital, Kadıköy, Istanbul, TurkeyTR

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