Whole body MR imaging in ankylosing spondylitis: a descriptive pilot study in patients with suspected early and active confirmed ankylosing spondylitis

@article{Weber2007WholeBM,
  title={Whole body MR imaging in ankylosing spondylitis: a descriptive pilot study in patients with suspected early and active confirmed ankylosing spondylitis},
  author={Ulrich Weber and Christian W. A. Pfirrmann and Rudolf O. Kissling and J{\"u}rg Hodler and Marco Zanetti},
  journal={BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={20 - 20}
}
BACKGROUND Ankylosing spondylitis is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disorder which usually begins in early adulthood. The diagnosis is often delayed by many years. MR imaging has become the preferred imaging method for detection of early inflammation of the axial skeleton in ankylosing spondylitis. The goal of this study was to assess the frequency and distribution of abnormalities on whole body MR imaging in patients with suspected early ankylosing spondylitis and with active confirmed… CONTINUE READING

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