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Fig. 2 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Fig. 2

From: Is 18F-FDG PET/CT useful for diagnosing relapsing polychondritis with airway involvement and monitoring response to steroid-based therapy?

Fig. 2

A 44-year-old woman with RP showed multicartilage involvement. a A whole-body view showed multiple foci of pathological tracer uptake in cartilages (vocal cord, SUVmax 5.8; tracheal/bronchial cartilage, SUVmax 5.8; red arrowhead). b The SUVmax of the tracheal cartilage was approximately 5.8 (red arrowhead). c Abnormal uptake was detected in the costicartilage and tracheal cartilage (red arrowhead)

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