Radionuclide Imaging and Therapy of Inflammatory Joint Lesions
The spectrum of inflammatory disorders of the joints includes degenerative osteoarthritis (OA) and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriatic arthritis (PA). Further diseases to be considered in this context are metabolic disorders such as gout or chronic inflammatory processes such as pigmented villonodular synovialitis (PVNS). Bacterial infections of the joints and, in particular, of joint prostheses are another example of diseases producing inflammatory joint lesions. Furthermore, the differential to be considered in pain of the joints includes also non-inflammatory diseases such as occult fractures or tumors growing near or in the joints.
KeywordsAnkylose Spondylitis Psoriatic Arthritis Giant Cell Tumor Compute Tomog Reactive Arthritis
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