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Thoracic Syndesmophytes Commonly Occur in the Absence of Lumbar Syndesmophytes in Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Computed Tomography Study.

Authors
  • Tan, Sovira1
  • Yao, Lawrence1
  • Ward, Michael M1
  • 1 From the Intramural Research Program, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH); Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Supported by the Intramural Research Program, NIAMS, NIH (grant number ZIA-AR-041153); and by the NIH Clinical Center. S. Tan, PhD, Intramural Research Program, NIAMS, NIH; L. Yao, MD, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH; M.M. Ward, MD, MPH, Intramural Research Program, NIAMS, NIH. Address correspondence to Sovira Tan, NIAMS, Building 10, CRC, Room 4-1350, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA. E-mail: [email protected] Accepted for publication June 15, 2017.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of rheumatology
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.170340
PMID: 28966206
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Syndesmophytes predominate in the thoracic spine. Lumbar radiographs underestimate the degree of thoracic involvement.

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