Ankylosing spondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Incidental bone findings in a patient imaged for other reasons.

Patient Data

Age: 70-year-old
Gender: Male

CT Abdomen and pelvis (selected images - bone window)

Modality: CT

Selected images demonstrating spine ankylosis involving continuously all the thoracolumbar contemplated vertebral bodies. There is also fusion of both sacroiliac joints.

Case Discussion

Ankylosing spondylitis is the most common seronegative spondyloarthritis, with a strong male predilection. 

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Case Information

rID: 46410
Case created: 4th Jul 2016
Last edited: 6th Jul 2016
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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