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Table 2 Active lesions in the anterior chest wall detected by MRI in the 71 patients with SAPHO syndrome

From: Anterior chest wall in SAPHO syndrome: magnetic resonance imaging findings

Active lesions Number (%)
Bone marrow edema
 Sternoclavicular joint 27 (38.0)
  Left only 9 (12.7)
  Right only 6 (8.5)
  Bilateral 12 (16.9)
 Sternocostal joint 62 (87.3)
  Left only 7 (9.9)
  Right only 12 (16.9)
  Bilateral 43 (60.6)
  1st 38 (53.5)
  2nd to 6th 11 (15.5)
 Clavicle 35 (49.3)
  Medial end, left only/right only/bilateral 11 (15.5)/8 (11.3)/16 (22.5)
  Middle and lateral region, left only/right only/bilateral 1 (1.4)/1 (1.4)/0 (0)
 Sternum
  Manubrium sterni 60 (84.5)
   Region next to the clavicle and the first rib 54 (76.1)
    Left only/right only/bilateral 10 (14.1)/9 (12.7)/35 (49.3)
  Sternal angle 26 (36.6)
  Mesosternum 11 (15.5)
   Region next to the 3rd ribs 8 (11.3)
   Region next to the 4th ribs 7 (9.9)
   Region next to the 5th ribs 6 (8.5)
   Region next to the 6–8th ribs 7 (9.9)
 Xiphoid 3 (4.2)
Synovitis
 Sternoclavicular joint 54 (76.1)
  Left only/right only 4 (5.6)/8 (11.3)
  Bilateral 43 (60.6)
  Narrowing of joint space, left only/right only/bilateral 1 (1.4)/2 (2.8)/8 (11.3)
  Pseudowidening of joint space, left only/right only/bilateral 2 (2.8)/1 (1.4)/7 (9.9)
 Manubriosternal joint 5 (7.0)
 Sternocostal joint 11 (15.5)
  1st, left only/right only/bilateral 0 (0)/0 (0)/2 (2.8)
  2nd, left only/right only/bilateral 2 (2.8)/2 (2.8)/7 (9.9)
  3rd, left only/right only/bilateral 1 (1.4)/4 (5.6)/5 (7.0)
  4–6th, left only/right only/bilateral 0 (0)/0 (0)/4 (5.6)