A case of isolated sacral and pelvic sarcoidosis diagnosed by bone marrow biopsy

Amy S. Garwood, Ted R. Mikuls

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Abstract

Although sarcoidosis frequently involves bone, it rarely presents as isolated osseous disease. We present a case in which sarcoidosis is limited to the sacrum and pelvis, a case that underscores the potential importance of both magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and bone marrow biopsy in establishing the diagnosis. Additionally, we report the interval resolution of bony disease by MRI following glucocorticoid treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-324
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Rheumatology
Volume9
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2003

Keywords

  • Back pain
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Osseous sarcoidosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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