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Aortitis

  • Rajesh GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

Aortitis is aortic wall inflammation related to infectious or noninfectious causes. FDG PET/MR imaging is useful to help determine potential etiologies, assess disease progression and complications, monitor treatment, guide biopsy, or exclude alternate diagnoses.

Keywords

Aortitis FDG PET/MR 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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