Sacroiliac joint disease (differential)

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Sacroiliitis (inflammation of the sacroiliac joint) can be a manifestation of a wide range of disease processes. The pattern of involvement is helpful for narrowing down the differential diagnosis.

Usually bilateral and symmetrical 
Usually bilateral but asymmetrical 
Usually unilateral 

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rID: 7319
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sacroileitis - differential diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis for sacroiliitis
  • Sacroiliitis - differential diagnosis
  • Differential diagnosis for sacroiliac joint disease

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    Case 1: osteitis condensans illi
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    Case 2: ankylosing spondylitis
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  • Case 5: sacroileitis on left - cause unknown
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