Syed Shirjeel Husain

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BACKGROUND Positron emission tomography (PET) with the glucose analogue fludeoxyglucose F 18 uses the increased glucose uptake that is observed in neoplastic cells. It can differentiate between benign and malignant pulmonary lesions in patients with lung tumors. Applications of PET in extracranial head and neck neoplasms have included evaluating patients(More)
BACKGROUND A major prognostic indicator in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract is the presence or absence of cervical metastasis. Nodal involvement at different levels affects treatment. Thus identification of the degree of nodal involvement is important. Evaluation of the neck by conventional imaging modalities (computed(More)
A 52 Year old male was admitted with respiratory distress. Radiological examination revealed a large mass in patient's right hemi thorax with mediastinal shift and partial lung collapse. Biopsies previously done conferred the diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumor; however, in order to avoid a surgical resection, patient didn't follow the adviced procedure.(More)
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