Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Martha Huller Maier, MD

Axial HRCT shows the typical features of apical traction bronchiectasis image from ankylosing spondylitis.

Axial CECT shows subpleural fibrosis and apical capping image from ankylosing spondylitis.


Abbreviations and Synonyms

  • Ankylosing spondylitis (AS), ankylosis deformans, Bechterew disease, Marie-Strümpell disease


  • Chronic seronegative inflammatory arthropathy with predilection for axial skeleton

  • Extraspinal manifestations include pleuropulmonary involvement, aortitis, cardiac conduction abnormalities

Sep 20, 2016 | Posted by in RESPIRATORY IMAGING | Comments Off on Ankylosing Spondylitis

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