Magnetic resonance imaging of the axial skeleton in rheumatoid disease.

@article{Hermann2004MagneticRI,
  title={Magnetic resonance imaging of the axial skeleton in rheumatoid disease.},
  author={Kay-Geert A Hermann and Matthias Bollow},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={881-907}
}
The axial skeleton is a target for both spondyloarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While conventional radiography allows the clear documentation of the late stages of inflammatory changes, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sensitive enough to depict early inflammatory lesions. It is, therefore, of particular importance for radiologists and clinicians to… CONTINUE READING