Normal FDG distribution patterns in the head and neck: PET/CT evaluation.

@article{Nakamoto2005NormalFD,
  title={Normal FDG distribution patterns in the head and neck: PET/CT evaluation.},
  author={Yuji Nakamoto and Mitsuaki Tatsumi and Dima Hammoud and Christian C. Cohade and Medhat M. Osman and Richard L. Wahl},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={234 3},
  pages={879-85}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively evaluate the distribution of fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in the head and neck region with combined positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) in patients with no known abnormality in this region. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board allowed a retrospective review of PET/CT images obtained in 78 patients with non-head and neck cancer and waived the requirement for informed consent. The accumulation of FDG in 11 normal head and… CONTINUE READING

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