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Occult Giant Cell Arteritis Concurrent With Pancreatic Carcinoma Revealed by 18F-FDG PET/CT

Fu, Zhanli, MD*; Chen, Xueqi, PhD, MD*; Yang, Xing, PhD*; Li, Qian, MD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000002314
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An 18F-FDG PET/CT was performed on a 74-year-old woman with pancreatic carcinoma and liver metastases. Occult giant cell arteritis, involving the aorta, truncus brachiocephalicus, subclavian arteries, axillaries, external carotid arteries, vertebral arteries, and superficial temporal arteries, was accidentally revealed.

From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China; and

Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Received for publication July 30, 2018; revision accepted September 1, 2018.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Correspondence to: Zhanli Fu, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Peking University First Hospital, No. 8, Xishiku St, West District, Beijing 100034, China. E-mail:

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