A Foe Incognito: Paraneoplastic Sacroilitis

Sumantro Mondal, Debanjali Sinha, Tony Ete, Rudra Prosad Goswami, Jayati Bardhan, Alakendu Ghosh


Paraneoplastic rheumatological symptoms are not uncommon in clinical practice. They can predate the diagnosis of the neoplastic disease. Carcinomatous polyarthritis, vasculitis, and inflammatory myopathy are commonly encountered paraneoplastic rheumatological diseases. Paraneoplastic sacroiliitis is rather uncommon. We herein report a case of paraneoplastic sacroiliitis due to acute myeloid leukemia in a young male.

J Med Cases. 2016;7(8):341-343
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jmc2540e


Sacroilitis; Spondyloarthropathy; Paraneoplastic syndrome

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