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A review of unexpected findings on 18F-FDG PET-CT (PET-CT) in the extracranial head and neck. A local institutional experience.
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Poster Title: A review of unexpected findings on 18F-FDG PET-CT (PET-CT) in the extracranial head and neck. A local institutional experience.
Submitted on 15 Sep 2019
Author(s): Mohsin Hussein, Catalin Ivan, Yvette Griffin.
Affiliations: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
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Abstract: .Summary: The aims of our study were to
(i) determine the incidence of parotid, thyroid and nodal disease incidentally
found on 18F-FDG PET-CT, (ii) record the range of SUV max (iii) correlate
these results with ultrasound (US) and fine needle aspiration (FNA) results
where available.
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