Advertisement

Psoriatic Arthritis

Facet Joints Arthritis
  • Paola D’Aprile
  • Alfredo Tarantino
Chapter

Abstract

  • A 28-year-old patient

  • Familial history of SpA

  • Acute left back pain that worsens during the night and improves upon getting up

  • Limitation of motion of the spine

  • A 28-year-old patient

  • Familial history of SpA

  • Acute left back pain that worsens during the night and improves upon getting up

  • Limitation of motion of the spine

Fig. 1

Sagittal and axial SE T1-weighted images with fat saturation following the administration of contrast medium (ab). The images show acute inflammation of the left facet joint at L1–L2 (a, circle), better demonstrated in the axial plane, extending to the lamina and adjacent soft tissues (b, arrows)

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paola D’Aprile
    • 1
  • Alfredo Tarantino
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiology - Neuroradiology SectionSan Paolo HospitalBariItaly

Personalised recommendations