Vertebral fractures may not be as common in spondyloarthritis as previously thought.
Sahuguet and colleagues in France found that the prevalence and incidence of vertebral fractures in patients with spondyloarthritis (SpA) are lower than previously thought.1 Scroll through the slides for the details of the study and the take-home points for clinicians.
Reference1. Sahuguet J, Fechtenbaum J, Molto A, et al. Low incidence of vertebral fractures in early spondyloarthritis: 5-year prospective data of the DESIR cohort. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019;78:60-65. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-213922.