Ankylosing spondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Shrikant Nagare

Presentation

Left renal colic. X-ray KUB was completed.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

The radiograph shows an irregularly shaped radio-opacity in the pelvic cavity near the left sacro-iliac joint. Also there is a "bamboo-like" appearance of lumbar spine.

Case Discussion

A case demonstrating the bamboo spine appearance of the lumbar spine typical of ankylosing spondylitis.

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Case information

rID: 35671
Case created: 15th Apr 2015
Last edited: 11th Nov 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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