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Figure 3

From: Interspinous bursitis is common in polymyalgia rheumatica, but is not associated with spinal pain

Figure 3

FDG uptake in the lumbar interspinous spaces of a patient with polymyalgia rheumatica. (A) Coronal PET image; (B) axial PET/CT section at the level of the 3rd lumbar vertebra; (C) sagittal PET/CT image showing interspinous bursitis (arrows) between 1st and 2nd, 2nd and 3rd, 3rd and 4th lumbar vertebrae. FDG, 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose; PET/CT, positron emission tomography integrated with computed tomography.

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