Large vessel vasculitis (FDG PET-CT)

Case contributed by David Little


Raised inflammatory markers with no clear cause

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male


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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