Early recognition of sacroiliitis by magnetic resonance imaging and single photon emission computed tomography.

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in the detection of sacroiliitis in patients with clinical features of inflammatory back disease but without conventional radiographic changes. METHODS Twenty-four patients with inflammatory low back pain (ILBP) and normal or… CONTINUE READING