Ankylosing spondylitis - lumbar spine

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Typical features of ankylosing spondylitis with syndesmophytes, bamboo spine and bony fusion of posterior elements (dagger sign).  

Case Discussion

Ankylosing spondylitis with well formed syndesmophytes

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.