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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients (64 patients, 73 scans)

From: Takayasu arteritis: clinical importance of extra-vessel uptake on FDG PET/CT

Mean age (years) 35.4 (13–71)
Sex
 Male 5 (7.8%)
 Female 59 (92.2%)
CRP (ng/mL) 1.73 (0–11.4)
ESR (mm/hour) 40.3 (2–134)
WBC (μL) 9133 (4200–16,600)
Hemoglobin(g/dl) 11.9 (6.9–15.6)
Disease activity
 Active 54 (75.3%)
 Inactive 19 (24.7%)
Steroid treatment 44 (60.2%)
Immunosuppressive therapy 15 (20.5%)
Ulcerative colitis 5 (6.8%)
  1. CRP C-reactive protein, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate. Values in parentheses show range or percentage