Large vessel vasculitis (FDG PET-CT)

Case contributed by Dr David Little

Presentation

Raised inflammatory markers with no clear cause

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

FDG PET-CT

Nuclear medicine

Moderate to marked increased tracer uptake is seen throughout the aorta, iliac, femoral, subclavian and axillary arteries reflecting an active large vessel vasculitis. 

Case Discussion

Typical distribution of active large vessel vasculitis on FDG PET-CT.

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