Use of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography for the differentiation of cerebral lesions in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.


Intracranial mass lesions comprise approximately half of all acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related neurological complications. Although toxoplasmosis and lymphoma are the most common causes of these lesions, diagnosis and treatment can be delayed because computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging studies cannot accurately… (More)