Journal of Nuclear Cardiology

, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 691–692 | Cite as

Myocarditis with high 18F-FDG uptake and no 18F-FLT uptake

  • Takashi Norikane
  • Yuka Yamamoto
  • Takahisa Noma
  • Yoshihiro Nishiyama
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Abstract

We present a case of myocarditis with increased 18F-FDG uptake and no 18F-fluorothymidine (FLT) uptake.

Keywords

FLT FDG Myocarditis 

Notes

Disclosure

None of the authors have any conflicts of interest.

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© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takashi Norikane
    • 1
  • Yuka Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Takahisa Noma
    • 2
  • Yoshihiro Nishiyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Faculty of MedicineKagawa UniversityKagawaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Cardiorenal and Cerebrovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of MedicineKagawa UniversityKagawaJapan

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