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Ankylosing Spondylitis, Neurologic Perspective (cont.)

Ankylosing Spondylitis Pictures

Sacroiliitis. Pelvic X-ray film showing erosion of the sacroiliac joints.
Sacroiliitis. Pelvic X-ray film showing erosion of the sacroiliac joints.

Vertebral fusion. Cervical X-ray film showing ankylosis of all cervical joints from the second cervical vertebrae downward.
Vertebral fusion. Cervical X-ray film showing ankylosis of all cervical joints from the second cervical vertebrae downward.

Bamboo spine. Lumbar X-ray film showing complete fusion of the lumbar vertebral bodies.
Bamboo spine. Lumbar X-ray film showing complete fusion of the lumbar vertebral bodies.

Medically reviewed by Joseph Carcione, DO; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

REFERENCE:

Klippel, J.H., et al. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. New York: Springer, 2008.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/9/2016

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