Case Author(s): Dennis Hsueh, M.D., Dallas Sorrell, M.D. and Farrokh Dehdashti, M.D. , 08/13/03 . Rating: #D3, #Q3

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Brief history:

Sixty-year-old woman with a history of supraglottic laryngeal carcinoma treated surgically and with radiation therapy. Follow-up CT images of the neck and chest demonstrated a new pulmonary nodule. PET requested to characterize this nodule.


Coronal (above) and axial (below) F18-FDG PET images

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View second image(pt). Axial CT in soft tissue (upper left) and lung windows (upper right); fused PET-CT (lower left) and F18-FDG PET (lower right) images.

View third image(pt). Attenuated-corrected and non-attenuation corrected PET images.

View fourth image(xr). PA and lateral chest radiographs performed the same day as the PET examination.

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