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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krüger, S; Buck, AK; Mottaghy, FM; Pauls, S; Schelzig, H; Hombach, V; Reske, SN 
Title:
Use of integrated FDG-PET/CT in sarcoidosis. 
Abstract:
We studied five patients with mediastinal lymph node enlargement suggestive of malignant lymphoma, lung cancer, or sarcoidosis. Integrated [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) was performed on all patients. Sarcoidosis can be a pitfall in PET/CT imaging, which may lead to false-positive results of malignancy. Increased FDG uptake in mediastinal lymph nodes is often comparable with malignant lymphoma or lymph node metastases. Histological con...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Imaging 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
269-73 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0899-7071 
TUM Institution:
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik