The hypermetabolic giant: 18F-FDG avid giant cell tumor identified on PET-CT.


An 87 year-old white female presented with a two-year history of intermittent discomfort in her left foot. PET-CT identified intense18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) uptake corresponding to the lesion. Histology of a fine needle aspiration and open biopsy were consistent with a benign giant cell tumor (GCT) of the bone. GCT of bone is an uncommon primary tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.3941/jrcr.v8i6.1328

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