A 42-year-old female asked:
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is sacroilitis a form of arthritis? why does'nt a orthopedician not handle the case?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes it is: It is simply arthritic inflammation of the sacroiliac joints. Orthopedists do not generally become involved in the diagnosis and nonsurgical treatments of an inflammatory arthritis. A rheumatologist does that.
Answered on Apr 24, 2014

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