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MRI reveals sacroiliac inflammation in both healthy runners, patients with spondyloarthritis

12:00 EST 10 Nov 2017 | Healio

SAN DIEGO — Although sacroiliac MRI has been extensively relied on to diagnose axial spondyloarthritis, research presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting demonstrated that similar inflammation of sacroiliac joints was observed among even healthy individuals, highlighting the need for complementary diagnostic measures.
“Worldwide, but especially in the United States, many physicians are still not aware of axial spondyloarthritis, and it is our duty to ensure that patients with chronic back pain are not diagnosed with a disease that they do not have,”

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