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Contribution Of Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG-PET) In Myelitis: A Multicentre Cohort Of 13 Cases (P5.182)

Inflammatory myelitis represent 54.4% of acute and subacute non compressive myelopathy. In some cases, such as neurosarcoidosis, FDG-PET has been reported to be more sensitive than MRI.The aim of our study was to compare FDG-PET and MRI findings in acute or subacute myelitis.A prospective multicentric study was conducted between October 2012 and May 2013, including consecutive adult patients with acute or subacute myelitis. Inclusion criteria were a clinical diagnosis of myelitis according to previously published criteria and onset of symptoms less than 3 months. Exclusion criteria were pregnancy, recent corticosteroid treatment (false negative of FDG-PET), current infection (false positive) and previous radiotherapy/chemotherapy. All patients underwent a FDG-PET and a gadolinium-enhanced …

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Contribution Of Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography (FDG-PET) In Myelitis: A Multicentre Cohort Of 13 Cases (P5.182)

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