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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosis of the Sacroiliac Joints
  • Paola D’Aprile
  • Alfredo Tarantino
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Abstract

  • A 55-year-old patient

  • Patient with ankylosing spondylitis

  • Ankylosing process of the sacroiliac joints

  • A 55-year-old patient

  • Patient with ankylosing spondylitis

  • Ankylosing process of the sacroiliac joints

Fig. 1

Axial SE T1-weighted images with fat saturation following the administration of contrast medium (a, b), axial CT image (c). Chronic changes of sacroiliitis. Subchondral sclerosis is seen as areas of low signal; no enhancement is seen after the administration of contrast medium (a, b). The ankylosing process is more clearly identified by CT (c)

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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