Table 1

Number (%) of vertebral corners with inflammation and fat lesions on baseline MRI in 76 patients with ankylosing spondylitis

CIL Present
Type AType BTotal CIL presentCIL AbsentTotal VC
VC fat present29 (2.2)23 (1.7)52 (3.9)127 (9.4)179 (13.3)
VC fat absent143 (10.6)25 (1.9)168 (12.5)998 (74.2)1166 (86.7)
Total VC172 (12.8)48 (3.6)220 (16.4)1125 (83.6)1345
  • CIL, corner inflammatory lesion; VC, vertebral corner.