Sacroiliac joint vacuum phenomenon-underreported finding.
Summary of "Sacroiliac joint vacuum phenomenon-underreported finding."
Vacuum phenomenon (VP) is commonly found in sacroiliac joints, and its significance in patients with back pain has been debated. We investigated the prevalence of sacroiliac joint vacuum phenomenon (SJVP) and the rate at which it is reported on abdominopelvic and lumbosacral spine computed tomography (CT) images by body imagers and neuroradiologists. We hypothesized that it would be more common than not and that neuroradiologists would identify it more frequently than body imagers and on spine images more commonly than abdominopelvic studies due to the search for the source of back pain in the former.
Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Clinical imaging
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22040792
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2010.10.011
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