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Core Lecture: Imaging in Rheumatic Diseases

Friday, August 31, 2012

“Core Lecture: “Imaging in Rheumatic Diseases”

 Jennifer N. Alcala, M.D.

Section Head, Musculoskeletal Imaging

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson Az

Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson Az


Objectives: Participants should be able to:

  1. Explain how arthropathies are classified and the terminology used to describe findings
  2. Discuss a systematic approach for reviewing radiographs
  3. Describe the typical imaging characteristics of degenerative, inflammatory, and metabolic arthropathies


Target Audience: Physicians and other health care providers

Methodology: Lecture

Disclosure: Dr. Alcala has nothing to disclose.