A case of atypical giant cell arteritis diagnosed by positron emission tomography (PET)

Laura Belloli, Marcello Rodari, Marco Massarotti, Luisa Conciato, Arturo Chiti, Bianca Marasini

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Abstract

The authors describe an atypical case of a patient having giant cell arteritis presenting only with fever, diagnosed by positron emission tomography and subsequently confirmed by temporal artery biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)799-801
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

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Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology

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