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31 Possible Causes for Granulomatous Tissue, Sacroiliac Arthritis, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Brucellosis

    […] disease on tissue specimens.[journals.lww.com] Ultrasound and/or X-rays may help show abnormalities in the prostate and/or testicles, and inflammation of the spine in cases of discospondylitis.[akc.org] […] to remember that many patients who are at risk for brucellosis are also at risk for tuberculosis, which may likewise present with chronic fevers, fatigue, and evidence of granulomatous[journals.lww.com]

  • Whipple Disease

    , and there may be ankylosing spondylitis in the sacroiliac joint. 67 Synovial biopsy and synovial fluid examination show mild non-specific inflammatory changes.[pmj.bmj.com] […] brain biopsy under local anaesthetic, a procedure that is minimally invasive. 26 If there is skeletal involvement, radiology of the hand may show changes, as in rheumatoid arthritis[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type 1

    […] with a histologic appearance of granulomatous inflammation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The barium and irregularity of the border between the barium and intestine shows up white on X-ray film, revealing inflammation or other abnormalities in the intestine.[ucsfhealth.org] Inflammation of the low back (sacroiliac joint arthritis) and of the spine (ankylosing spondylitis) can cause pain and stiffness of the spine.[medicinenet.com]

  • Sarcoidosis

    A search for mycobacterial DNA in granulomatous tissues from patients with sarcoidosis using the polymerase chain reaction. Am Rev Respir Dis 1992 ; 145 : 1142 –1148.[doi.org] Sacroiliac joint involvement is rare in patients with sarcoidosis [ Erb et al. 2005 ]. The literature data are limited.[doi.org] This sample can help doctors understand what’s causing your symptoms and abnormal x-ray results.[foundation.chestnet.org]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    Subchondral tissues become granulomatous and infiltrated with plasma cells, lymphocytes, mast cells, macrophages, and chondrocytes.[doi.org] Diagnosis requires showing sacroiliitis on x-ray.[merckmanuals.com] Arthritis in the hips and shoulders may also occur.[jaipurarthritiscentre.com]

  • Colonic Crohn Disease

    X-rays are then taken to identify any abnormalities. Upper gastrointestinal series. An upper GI series requires you to drink a contrast agent.[healthywomen.org] Inflammation of the low back (sacroiliac joint arthritis) and of the spine (ankylosing spondylitis) can cause pain and stiffness of the spine.[medicinenet.com] Video capsule endoscopy may be particularly useful when there is a strong suspicion of Crohn's disease but the barium X-rays are normal.[medicinenet.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] erythematosus), granulomatous diseases, chronic infections (eg, viral hepatitis, bacterial endocarditis, TB), and cancers.[merckmanuals.com] […] muscle atrophy Abnormalities of soft tissue around joint possible Stage IV On X-ray, evidence of cartilage and bone damage and osteoporosis around joint Joint deformity with[medicinenet.com] […] and may closely resemble RA – it may be distinguished by blood test in endemic areas Reactive arthritis – asymmetrically involves heel, sacroiliac joints and large joints[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Gastrointestinal Sarcoidosis

    Given the multisystem involvement with significant chest findings, tissue findings of granulomatous disease, and negative workup for other causes of granulomatous inflammation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thus, a patient with sarcoidosis may present with back pain or sacroiliac pain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Sarcoidosis is often found in patients who don't have any symptoms of sarcoidosis but who have abnormal chest X-ray results.[gis.md]

  • Tuberculosis of the Pelvic Bone

    […] revealed necrotising granulomatous lymphadenitis indicative of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection (Figure 11 ).[issoonline.biomedcentral.com] On investigations her Hemoglobin was 10.2gm%, ESR 62 mm fall at the end of first hour, X-rays chest was normal. X-ray lumbo-sacral spine revealed no abnormality.[pjms.com.pk] The sacroiliac joint may also be a site for brucella arthritis, and sternoclavicular septic arthritis can also be a consequence of joint bacterial migration from the adjacent[omicsonline.org]

  • Joint Tuberculosis

    granulomatous inflammatory tissue with strains of acid-fast bacilli which was confirmed as M. tuberculosis bacilli by the microbiological testing.[springerplus.springeropen.com] Often, the first indication of TB is an abnormal chest x-ray or other test result rather than physical discomfort.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Resnick D, Niwayama G (1981) Osteomyelitis, septic arthritis, and soft tissue infection: the mechanisms and situations.[link.springer.com]

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