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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 20 patients with newly diagnosed sarcoidosis

From: Comparative evaluation of 18F-FLT and 18F-FDG for detecting cardiac and extra-cardiac thoracic involvement in patients with newly diagnosed sarcoidosis

Patient no. Age (years) Sex Selection criteria Biopsy site Organs involved Myocardial uptake
18F-FDG 18F-FLT
1 57 F Biopsy LN LN, heart Focal Focal
2 46 F Biopsy LN LN, heart Focal Focal
3 71 F Clinical diagnosis   LN, heart Focal Focal
4 58 F Clinical diagnosis   LN, heart Focal Focal
5 75 F Clinical diagnosis   LN, heart Focal Focal
6 68 M Biopsy LN LN, heart Focal Focal
7 64 M Biopsy Lung, LN LN, heart Focal Focal
8 76 F Clinical diagnosis   LN, heart Focal None
9 70 F Clinical diagnosis   LN, heart Diffuse Focal
10 52 F Clinical diagnosis   Lung, LN, heart Focal Focal
11 53 F Biopsy Skin Lung, LN, heart Diffuse Focal
12 40 M Clinical diagnosis   Heart Focal Focal
13 67 M Clinical diagnosis   Heart Focal Focal
14 72 M Clinical diagnosis   LN None None
15 70 M Clinical diagnosis   LN None None
16 57 F Clinical diagnosis   LN None None
17 56 F Biopsy Lung Lung, LN None None
18 72 F Biopsy Skin Lung, LN None None
19 33 M Biopsy LN Lung, LN Diffuse None
20 79 F Biopsy Skin Lung, LN Diffuse None
  1. LN lymph node