Muscle involvement is a frequent histopathological feature of sarcoidosis, occurring in 50% to 80% of patients, but it is rarely symptomatic, and often, underreported. Although computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings of muscular sarcoidosis have been described, the fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging characteristics have only recently been reported in a case of localized uptake in the lower extremities. We present a case of diffuse uptake within the most common clinical variant of symptomatic muscular sarcoidosis, chronic myopathy, showing significant uptake of F-18 fluorodeoxyglocose on a positron emission tomography/computed tomography fusion examination.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Clinical nuclear medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging