Atlas of PET-CT Imaging in Oncology: A Case-Based Guide to by Tamer Özülker, Filiz Özülker

By Tamer Özülker, Filiz Özülker

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This atlas is a case-based advisor to the translation of FDG PET-CT photographs in scientific eventualities confronted via physicians throughout the regimen perform of oncology. The booklet goals to assist the practitioner to beat diagnostic dilemmas via familiarization with the physiologic distribution of FDG, general variations, and benign findings. It contains a wealthy number of ordinary incidental findings that are not often visible yet can give upward thrust to inconclusive reviews. the focus, despite the fact that, is the imaging of significant oncological illnesses, together with the infrequent ones. assorted pathologies are addressed in person chapters comprising instructing records of circumstances, every one of which corresponds to a standard indication for PET-CT imaging. those symptoms comprise metabolic characterization of lesions, detection of an unknown fundamental, staging, restaging, and overview of reaction to remedy. every one case is observed via a succinct rationalization of the patient’s heritage, interpretation of the PET-CT research, and a instructing aspect that's usually supported through correct literature. This publication might be of serious worth to citizens and practitioners in nuclear medication, radiology, oncology, radiation oncology, and nuclear drugs know-how.

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Sublingual glands resembles mylohyoid muscle but mylohyoid muscle is usually linear, and located inferior to sublingual glands 1 Physiologic Distribution of 18F-FDG a 11 b Fig. 16 Uptake at bilateral palatin tonsils (arrows) and parotid glands (short arrows) (a, b) Fig. 17 Mild uptake at tongue muscle (arrow) 12 1 a b Fig. 18 Physiologic uptake at hard palate (arrow) (a, b) a Fig. 19 Bilateral uptake at vocal cords (arrows) (a, b) b Physiologic Distribution of 18F-FDG Physiologic Distribution of 18F-FDG 1 a 13 b Fig.

5). Pleomorphic adenomas are FDG avid benign lesions causing false positive appearance at FDG PET and their metabolic activity increases as the size of the lesion increases 30 2 Normal Variants and Benign Findings Sjögren’s Syndrome Fig. 1 Head and Neck 31 Asymmetrical Uptake at Tongue Muscle Fig. 13 A 55-year-old patient with nasopharynx carcinoma had right sided glossopharyngeal nerve paralysis which resulted in asymmetrical FDG uptake at left side of the tongue 32 2 Normal Variants and Benign Findings Focal Infection at the Base of the Tongue a c b d Fig.

5). Pleomorphic adenomas are FDG avid benign lesions causing false positive appearance at FDG PET and their metabolic activity increases as the size of the lesion increases 30 2 Normal Variants and Benign Findings Sjögren’s Syndrome Fig. 1 Head and Neck 31 Asymmetrical Uptake at Tongue Muscle Fig. 13 A 55-year-old patient with nasopharynx carcinoma had right sided glossopharyngeal nerve paralysis which resulted in asymmetrical FDG uptake at left side of the tongue 32 2 Normal Variants and Benign Findings Focal Infection at the Base of the Tongue a c b d Fig.

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