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Role of FDG-PET/CT in diagnosis of aortitis caused by Takayasu arteritis and IgG4-related systemic disease
  1. Supawat Ratanapo,
  2. Narat Srivali,
  3. Patompong Ungprasert,
  4. Wisit Cheungpasitporn
  1. Department of Medicine, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Department of Medicine, Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, New York 13326, USA; wisit.c{at}

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To the Editor We read with great interest the recent article by Rahman et al 1 on the diagnosis of aortitis in fever of unknown origin by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET)/CT scan. The authors demonstrated a very interesting case presentation with imaging studies. The diagnosis of aortitis was made and …

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