A possible role for MRI in polyarteritis nodosa: the "creeping fat" sign.
Center for Non-Invasive Diagnosis, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131.
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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We describe a case of polyarteritis nodosa with diffuse abnormalities in subcutaneous fat by magnetic resonance imaging. These abnormalities returned to normal following treatment. Magnetic resonance imaging may have a role in the identification and diagnosis of systemic vasculitis.
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