Positron emission tomography with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) appears to be efficient to identify a cerebral substrate in patients with known macrophagic myofasciitis (MMF). We present here the case of a patient referred for diffuse arthromyalgias and cognitive impairment, which occurred few years after aluminium hydroxide-adjuvanted vaccine injections. While first deltoid muscle biopsy was unremarkable, cerebral FDG-PET revealed the typical spatial pattern of a cerebral glucose hypometabolism involving occipital cortex, medial temporal areas and cerebellum.

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