Rheumatoid arthritis

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

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Pain

Patient Data

Age: 32
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Diffuse non uniform synovial thickening eliciting low signal at T1 WI and being of high signal at T2 & STIR WI .

Patchy marrow edema signal and bony erosive changes of the examined bones.

Case Discussion

Confirmed by laboratory work up.

Edema, erosions, and synovitis are findings of early rheumatoid arthritis.

 

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Case Information

rID: 28144
Case created: 11th Mar 2014
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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