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>> Osteitis condensans ilii is a benign condition that results in increased bone density in the iliac bone. Specifically a bilaterally symmetrical sclerosis is present on the iliac bone margins of the sacroliliac joint.
>> Unlike sacroillitis, it exhibits no evidence of joint space involvement and the articular margins are intact. No erosions are present as well.
>> This condition typically causes no signs or symptoms and needs no treatment. Rarely minimal hip or buttock pain is stated to occur.
>> It's often found on a radiograph of the pelvis or lower back done for some other reason.
>> The etiology is unknown. Some state it may be a stress related phenomenon secondary to instability at the symphysis pubis after pregnancy and childbirth.
>> Osteitis condensans ilii occurs most often in young multiparous women.
>> Osteitis condensans ilii typically causes no signs or symptoms.
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