A 27-year-old male asked:
Can sacroiliac joint sclerosis cause pinching of the l4-l5, s1-s2 nerves?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 68 years experience
No: The sacroiliac joint is ligamentously very closed and stable. But if the inflammation is severe enough it can irritate elements of the sciatic nerve which is nearby.
a sclerotic sacroiliac joint is very important in the diagnosis of arthritic diseases
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Neurology 52 years experience
Not usually: But do you have Piriformis Syndrome, which could result in peripheral sciatica? Visit an osteopathic specialist, and get this both diagnosed and treated.
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Last updated Apr 12, 2015
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