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The EULAR-OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas: the wrist joint

Ejbjerg, B., McQueen, F., Lassere, M., Haavardsholm, E., Conaghan, P., O'Connor, P., Bird, P., Peterfy, C., Edmonds, J., Szkudlarek, M., Genant, H., Emery, P. and Ostergaard, M. (2005) The EULAR-OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas: the wrist joint. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 64 (Suppl ). i23-i47. ISSN 0003-4967

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Abstract

This paper presents the wrist joint MR images of the EULAR–OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis MRI reference image atlas. Reference images for scoring synovitis, bone oedema, and bone erosions according to the OMERACT RA MRI scoring (RAMRIS) system are provided. All grades (0–3) of synovitis are illustrated in each of the three wrist joint areas defined in the scoring system—that is, the distal radioulnar joint, the radiocarpal joint, and the intercarpal-carpometacarpal joints. For reasons of feasibility, examples of bone abnormalities are limited to five selected bones: the radius, scaphoid, lunate, capitate, and a metacarpal base. In these bones, grades 0–3 of bone oedema are illustrated, and for bone erosion, grades 0–3 and examples of higher grades are presented. The presented reference images can be used to guide scoring of wrist joints according to the OMERACT RA MRI scoring system.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright © 2005 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd & European League Against Rheumatism. Reproduced in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: magnetic resonance imaging, erosion, rheumatoid arthritis, synovitis, wrist
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Medicine and Health (Leeds) > Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM) (Leeds) > Section of Musculoskeletal Disease (Leeds)
Depositing User: Repository Assistant
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:02
Published Version: http://ard.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/64/sup...
Status: Published
Publisher: BMJ
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: 10.1136/ard.2004.031823
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1483

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