Table 2

Detection of bone changes, visualized and scored with ultrasonography, by other imaging methods

Bone erosions on MRI

Bone erosions on CR

No bone erosions on MRI and CR


US grades

Grade 1 (n = 16)

2

0

14

Grade 2 (n = 55)

32

17

20

Grade 3 (n = 26)

18

18

6


CR, conventional radiography; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging; US, ultrasonography.

Szkudlarek et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2006 8:R52   doi:10.1186/ar1904

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