Active sacroiliitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Chronic low back pain. HLA B27+.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multiple bilateral "string of beads" erosions and subchondral sclerosis of the sacroiliac joints.

Nuclear medicine

High bone metabolic turnover at both SIJ indicating active inflammation.

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Case information

rID: 17764
Case created: 10th May 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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