FDG PET/CT appearance of local osteosarcoma recurrences in pediatric patients

@article{Sharp2017FDGPA,
  title={FDG PET/CT appearance of local osteosarcoma recurrences in pediatric patients},
  author={Susan Erin Sharp and Barry L. Shulkin and Michael J. Gelfand and M Beth McCarville},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={47},
  pages={1800-1808}
}
  • Susan Erin Sharp, Barry L. Shulkin, +1 author M Beth McCarville
  • Published in Pediatric Radiology 2017
  • Medicine
  • BackgroundOsteosarcoma is the most common pediatric malignant bone tumor, frequently surgically managed with limb salvage rather than amputation. Local recurrences are seen in up to 9% of osteosarcoma patients, with CT and MRI imaging often limited by metal artifacts.ObjectiveTo describe the [F-18]2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG) PET/CT appearance of local osteosarcoma recurrences with correlation to findings on other imaging modalities.Materials and methodsA retrospective review of pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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