Mastopathic-type fibroadenoma and ductal adenoma of the breast with false-positive fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography

Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) has been shown to be an effective and accurate diagnostic technique for breast cancer. However, benign breast lesions have also been reported to show a false-positive FDG uptake on PET. We present two cases of benign tumors that revealed FDG uptake on PET and were difficult to distinguish… CONTINUE READING