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A 46-year-old female asked:

Can mild sclerosis of sacroiliac joint (due to degeneration or however it was noted) be seen on spine x-ray but be missed on pelvic mri? my x-ray showed sclerosis but my mri didnt pick it up. thank you?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Sclerosis : CT is better for bone. MRI is very good for bone issues. You can ask the radiologist to read it again, a pelvic MRI usually used to see the organs not bones.

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