Acute sacroiliitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Post-partum status complaining of lower back pain radiating to the left leg.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Pelvis radiograph is unremarkable. 


Left sacroiliac joint showed high STIR signal intensity with post gadolinium enhancement.

Findings in keeping with acute left sacroiliitis. However, the sacroiliac joint maintained its space without irregularities or erosions.

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Case information

rID: 28875
Published: 18th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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