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|Title:||Neoplastic involvement of the sacroiliac joint: MR and CT features.|
|Authors:||Silberstein, M;Hennessy, O F;Lau, L|
|Affiliation:||Department of Radiology, Austin Hospital, Victoria, Australia.|
|Citation:||Australasian Radiology; 36(4): 334-8|
|Abstract:||The radiological findings in five patients with pelvic soft tissue neoplasms directly involving the sacroiliac joint, are described. All patients had Computed Tomography (CT) examinations, two of the patients also having Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The role of imaging in this uncommon entity is discussed as well as the importance of making this diagnosis, thereby excluding unilateral sacroiliitis. The therapeutic implications of this diagnosis relate to local neural involvement, especially the sciatic nerve, and the fact that involvement of the sacroiliac joint by tumors significantly compromises chances of a successful surgical outcome. The role of MR in this condition is not yet certain, but it may prove to be the method of choice in view of its excellent depiction of skeletal neoplasms.|
|Internal ID Number:||1299197|
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Soft Tissue Neoplasms.diagnosis.pathology.radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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