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Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
Pictorial Essay: Thoracic Imaging

Integrated Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Normal Variants and Pitfalls

Truong, Mylene T MD; Erasmus, Jeremy J MD; Macapinlac, Homer A MD; Marom, Edith M MD; Mawlawi, Osama PhD; Gladish, Gregory W MD; Sabloff, Bradley S MD; Bruzzi, John F MD; Munden, Reginald F MD, DMD

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Abstract

The purpose of this pictorial essay is to illustrate a spectrum of normal variants and potential pitfalls in integrated positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) imaging in the evaluation of patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Knowledge of the normal variants and potential pitfalls in PET/CT imaging as well as patients' clinical histories, together with the use of CT to localize foci of increased tracer uptake accurately, is useful in preventing misinterpretation.

© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

  

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