Unilateral sacroiliitis

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Chronic left buttock pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Right SIJ is normal appears to be inflammatory arthritis. No specific features to indicate an infective process and no ankylosis at this time.

CT

Unilateral periarticular bone marrow edema in the left SIJ with sclerosis and erosion

Case Discussion

Unilateral periarticular bone marrow edema in the left SIJ with sclerosis and erosion on the CT scan. Right SIJ is normal on CT and MRI. Appears to be inflammatory arthritis. No specific features to indicate an infective process and no ankylosis at this time.

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Case information

rID: 17433
Published: 13th Apr 2012
Last edited: 26th Sep 2019
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