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Table 3 Chronic 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

Chronic lesions Number (%)
Bone bridge 57 (80.3)
 Costoclavicular ligament 11 (15.5)
  Left only 0 (0)
  Right only 4 (5.6)
  Bilateral 7 (9.9)
 Radiate sternocostal ligament (the 1st rib) 55 (77.5)
  Left only 1 (1.4)
  Right only 1 (1.4)
  Bilateral only 53 (74.6)
 Sternoclavicular ligament 11 (15.5)
  Left only 0 (0)
  Right only 4 (5.6)
  Bilateral 7 (9.9)
 Sternal angle 17 (23.9)
Hyperostosis 31 (43.7)
 Clavicle 19 (26.8)
  Left only 2 (2.8)
  Right only 7 (9.9)
  Bilateral 10 (14.1)
 Manubrium sterni 22 (31.0)
 Sternal angle 22 (31.0)
 Mesosternum 6 (8.5)
Fat infiltration 28 (39.4)
 Manubrium sterni 27 (38.0)
 Mesosternum 9 (12.7)