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FDG-PET/CT pitfalls in oncological head and neck imaging

Published inInsights into imaging, vol. 5, no. 5, p. 585-602
Publication date2014
Abstract

Positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) with fluorine-18-fluorodeoxy-D-glucose (FDG) has evolved from a research modality to an invaluable tool in head and neck cancer imaging. However, interpretation of FDG PET/CT studies may be difficult due to the inherently complex anatomical landmarks, certain physiological variants and unusual patterns of high FDG uptake in the head and neck. The purpose of this article is to provide a comprehensive approach to key imaging features and interpretation pitfalls of FDG-PET/CT of the head and neck and how to avoid them.

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PUROHIT, Bela S et al. FDG-PET/CT pitfalls in oncological head and neck imaging. In: Insights into imaging, 2014, vol. 5, n° 5, p. 585–602. doi: 10.1007/s13244-014-0349-x
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