Abdominal Vasculitis Determined by Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography
Keywords:Abdominal, Vasculitis, FDG PET/CT
Aim: The retrospective evaluation of abdominal vasculitis detected by FDG PET/CT examinations.
Materials and Methods: Seven patients (4 Female, 4 Male, 26-72 years old) were subjects of this study. The images of the patients as well as clinic and pathologic features were analyzed retrospectively.
Results: The determination of the abdominal vasculitis is possible as primary diagnosis or incidentally during an investigation of a known another disease (malignancy).
Conclusion: This case series demonstrates the significance of this clinical entity as well as associated malignancy with this disease by FDG PET/CT.