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Carotidynia With Carotid Arterial Thrombosis

Hiroki Matsubara, BSc; Kyosuke Takeshita, MD, PhD; Shigeo Nakamura, MD, PhD; Toyoaki Murohara, MD, PhD; and Shigeru Miyachi, MD, PhD
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From Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(12):917-919. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-12-201212180-00020
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Figure 1.

MRI, CT, and PET-CT images.

CT = computed tomography; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; PET-CT = positron emission tomography–computed tomography. A. Cranial axial MRI showing wall thickening in the proximal right internal carotid artery with stenosis (arrow) surrounded by edematous perivascular tissue. B, left. Cranial axial CT image showing the internal carotid artery with thrombotic stenosis (arrow). B, right. Three-dimensional CT image showing severe stenosis in the internal carotid artery (arrow). C and D. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT images of the whole body (C) and cranium (D) showing the inflammatory cervical lymph node (arrows).

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Figure 2.

Longitudinal (top), transversal (middle), and color Doppler (bottom) images before and after treatment.

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