Intramuscular metastases on FDG PET-CT: a review of the literature.

  title={Intramuscular metastases on FDG PET-CT: a review of the literature.},
  author={Jasper Emmering and Wouter V. Vogel and Marcel P. M. Stokkel},
  journal={Nuclear medicine communications},
  volume={33 2},
OBJECTIVE Intramuscular metastases (IM) are both rare and difficult to detect using routine anatomical computed tomography (CT) imaging. However, since the introduction of 18F-fluoro-deoxy-glucose (FDG) PET-CT, the number of detected IM has increased. We review the available literature to illustrate the relevance of these findings for staging and patient management. METHODS In a review of the literature, we found one series and 33 case reports of IM shown on FDG PET-CT. No cases were reported… CONTINUE READING
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