Andersson lesion: spondylitis erosiva in adolescents. Two cases and review of the literature

Unsal E., Arici A., Kavukcu S., Pirnar T.

PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY, no.3, pp.183-187, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.183-187
  • Keywords: MRI, skeletal-axial, Andersson lesion, serongative spondylarthropathy, ANKYLOSING-SPONDYLITIS, SERONEGATIVE ENTHESOPATHY, SPONDYLODISCITIS, ARTHROPATHY, DIAGNOSIS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


We present two patients with seronegative enthesopathy and arthropathy (SEA) syndrome and Andersson lesions. Peripheral arthritis and enthesitis with or without back pain are very important in the recognition of Andersson lesion. MRI seems to be the best method for early diagnosis.