Osteitis condensans Ilii as differential diagnosis of sacroiliitis: learning in order not to fail / Osteíte Condensante do Íleo como diagnóstico diferencial de sacroileíte: aprendendo para não errar

Gabriel Pacífico Seabra Nunes, Henrique Euzébio Guedes de Freitas, Júlia Duarte Solai da Silva, Gabriella Martins Ratao, Adriana Barros de Araujo Faro, Bruna Thais Raiter, Felipe Augusto da Silva Gama, Sandra Lúcia Euzébio Ribeiro


Osteitis Condensans Ilii (OCI) is a rare benign condition of unknown etiology. The prevalence in overall population ranges from 0.9 to 2.5%, and it is more frequent in multiparous women before the fourth decade of life1. It can be asymptomatic and discovered by accidental radiologic diagnosis or it may present as inflammatory low back pain 1,2. The symptomatic form is an important mimicking factor of sacroiliitis, and it should always be considered as differential diagnosis1. Given the rareness of the disease and the importance of differential diagnosis, we report an OCI case that mimics sacroiliitis.


sacroileitis, low back pain, condensing osteitis.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34119/bjhrv5n3-219


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