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Experts Agree on Optimal Use of MRI in axSpA

Key clinical point: An optimized approach to performing MRI in suspected cases of axial spondyloarthritis has been developed.

Major finding: Seven recommendations for acquiring and interpreting MRI images in axSpA could help with early diagnosis.

Study details: An expert task force working under the auspices of the British Society for Spondyloarthritis (BRITSpA).

Disclosures: BRITSpA supported the work. The authors had no relevant disclosures.


Bray TJP et al. Rheumatology 2019;58(suppl 3): Abstract 033. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kez105.032.