Bone Marrow Edema on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Sacroiliac Joints Is Associated with Development of Fatty Lesions on MRI over a 1-year Interval in Patients with Early Inflammatory Low Back Pain: A 2-year Followup Study

M. van Onna*, A. van Tubergen, D. van der Heijde, A.G. Jurik, R. Landewé

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Objective. To assess whether bone marrow edema (BME) detected on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the sacroiliac joints (MRI-SIJ) is associated with development of structural changes on both MRI and pelvic radiographs in patients with early inflammatory back pain (IBP). Methods. Patients with IBP
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1088-1094
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number6
Early online date15 Apr 2014
Publication statusPublished - 15 Apr 2014

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