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Joint

Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Even though we could not confirm the sacroiliac joint involvement by Hodgkin lymphoma with the histopathological findings, the PET results confirmed our hypothesis.
On the other hand, tenderness over the sacroiliac joints or tenderness during the sacroiliac compression tests have been found to be positive in the previous studies (7,8).
Sacroiliac joint dysfunction in patients with imaging-proven lumbar disc herniation.
In the proper clinical setting, erosive changes within the sacroiliac joint, along with an effusion are considered highly suspicious for septic arthritis.
When atypical features are present, or if the patient does not respond to conventional treatment, then an MRI including the sacroiliac joints should be considered.
Most painful conditions in which the sacroiliac joint is the cause of pain can be treated successfully without surgical intervention.
The European MIS spinal implant market also encompasses a number of emerging technologies, such as MIS sacroiliac joint fusion, spinous process fixation and facet fixation.
San Jose, California) is the leading sacroiliac joint medical device company dedicated to the development of tools and products for patients with low back issues related to certain SI joint disorders.
At present, the company makes two medical devices namely the SImmetry Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System treats pain where the spine meets the pelvis and the Glyder Facet Restoration System, treats chronic facet joint pain.
A sacroiliac joint MRI was ordered, because a previous sacroiliac X-ray showed increased sclerotic density around the right sacroiliac joint and came back normal.
In cases which respond well to an image guided injection and then have recurrence of symptoms, and in cases where all other conservative treatment (in the form of physiotherapy and various medications) have failed to produce sustained relief of symptoms, I recommend a keyhole stabilisation/fusion of the sacroiliac joint.
Potential causes of sacroiliac joint problems include degenerative disease, history of trauma, pregnancy, childbirth and other unknown reasons.