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Tuesday Tip: Romanus Lesions 3: MRI Findings

Today’s Tuesday Tip is the last in the series on Romanus lesions in ankylosing spondylitis and looks at the MRI findings in both acute and chronic changes. The changes seen at the endplate corners in enthesitis are progressive. In the acute stage inflammatory changes are present at the vertebral endplate corners ( anterior > posterior) …

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Tuesday Tip: Romanus Lesions 2 X-Ray & CT Findings

Today’s Tuesday Tip continues with Enthesitis and Romanus lesions in ankylosing spondylitis. The changes seen at the endplate corners in enthesitis are progressive. It starts with inflammation, then erosion and as the inflammation reduces that region is replaced by fatty infiltration and at the end stage, by sclerosis. This post looks at the CT and …

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Tuesday Tip: Romanus Lesions Anatomy of the Endplate and Enthesis

Today’s Tuesday Tip is the first in a series on Romanus Lesions jointly done with Dr Joe Thomas, starting with the anatomy of the endplate and enthesis as it relates to Romanus Lesions. We will have more radiologists and clinicians contribute to Tuesday Tips this year, starting with Dr Joe Thomas who is a very …

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The Romanus Lesion: Why, Where and What

The Romanus lesion is one of the earliest signs in the spine of inflammatory spondyloarthritis. It represents inflammatory changes at the insertion of the annulus of the disc to the endplate and is an enthesitis. It is more often seen anteriorly but can also be posterior or a combination of both. The changes seen are …

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