Large vessel vasculitis (FDG PET-CT)

Case contributed by Dr 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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Case information

rID: 77501
Published: 15th May 2020
Last edited: 16th May 2020
System: Vascular
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