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Default Spine involvement in rheumatology

commenest site in spine of certain rheumatologic diseases:
cervical spine: RA ( though peripheral hand joints are most frequently
involved, but if spine is involved, cervical canal
is commonest site)
thorcic spine: cord compression ( 70% in thoracic spine)
lumbar spine: disc herniation, spinal stenosis, osteomyelitis
sacroiliac spine: sero-ve spondyloarthropathies
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