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Core Lecture: Imaging in Rheumatic Diseases

Core Lecture: Imaging in Rheumatic Diseases


August 19, 2011

 

Jennifer N. Alcala, MD

Section Head, Musculoskeletal Imaging

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson AZ

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology

RUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson AZ





Objectives
Participant should be able to:

1. Explain how arthropathies are classified and the terminology used to describe imaging findings

2. Discuss a systematic approach for reviewing radiographs

3. Describe the typical imaging characteristics of degenerative, inflammatory, and metabolic arthropathies

 

Disclosure: Dr. Alcala has nothing to disclose.