Cutting edge technologies in the imaging of spondyloarthritis

WinstonJ Rennie, Min Chen, Arwa Elawad, Nele Herregonds, Lennart Jans
2020 Indian Journal of Rheumatology  
The classification, monitoring, and early detection of axial spondyloarthritis poses significant challenges for health-care professionals owing to the etiology of the disorder. As no unique gold standard is set to confirm diagnosis, current practice relies on imaging the sacroiliac joint, focusing on features of inflammatory changes, and structural changes. New innovations and developments have resulted in significant improvements in the imaging of spondyloarthritis and have provided further
more » ... elopment in the understanding of the disease. These recent imaging advances and their relevant pitfalls are discussed in this review.
doi:10.4103/0973-3698.284748 fatcat:3ir6gioi5jc6lm634ghcxxsduu