Low-field MRI in the evaluation of rheumatoid cervical spine. Comparison with neurological findings and routine plain radiography.

The usefulness of a low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) instrument in the evaluation of cervical spine abnormalities was studied in 20 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and known anterior atlantoaxial subluxation (AAS) (16 patients) or other cervical spine abnormalities (4 patients). The MRI results were compared with routine plain radiographs and… CONTINUE READING