Occult Renal Granulomatous Inflammatory Lesions in Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT

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Abstract

A 33-year-old woman with a 7-month history of granulomatosis with polyangiitis 18F-FDG PET/CT scan due to low-grade intermittent fever and elevation of serum inflammatory markers, which revealed multiple hypermetabolic lesions in bilateral kidneys. Biopsy of a lesion showed granulomatosis with polyangiitis, consistent with renal involvement of granulomatosis with polyangiitis.

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