About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
ISRN Rheumatology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 648703, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/648703
Case Report

Pericarditis Revealing Large Vessel Vasculitis

1Department of Internal Medicine, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
2Department of Nuclear Imaging, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
3Department of Rheumatology, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium

Received 17 March 2011; Accepted 2 May 2011

Academic Editor: P. Vaith

Copyright © 2011 Bruno Couturier et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. Guindon, P. Rossi, D. Bagneres, et al., “Pericarditis: a giant cell arteritis manifestation,” La Revue de Médecine Interne, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 326–331, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  2. N. Pipitone, A. Versari, and C. Salvarani, “Role of imaging studies in the diagnosis and follow-up of large-vessel vasculitis: an update,” Rheumatology, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 403–408, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  3. D. Blockmans, W. Coudyzer, S. Vanderschueren, et al., “Relationship between fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the large vessels and late aortic diameter in giant cell arteritis,” Rheumatology, vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 1179–1184, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus