Differentiation of benign and malignant nasopharyngeal lesions based on FDG uptake on PET/CT: comparison with pathology


Demir B., Binnetoglu A. , Gundogdu Y., Batman C.

B-ENT, vol.16, no.1, pp.41-44, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/b-ent.2020.19107
  • Title of Journal : B-ENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.41-44

Abstract

Objeotive: The "inc"idental fluor'ine19-fluorodeoxygfticose (FDG) uptake on pos'itron emission tomography4Don-Iputerized tomography (PET/CT) patents who Liederg,o st.;bsegjent nasopharyngeal biopsy tor SLiSpecteci nasopharyrIgeai malignancy has not bee n assessed_ The O. O50 of this study was to dete:mine the 30 ty of EDG maximum standa:dized uptake value on PET/CT to differentiate betWeen bet; g ptoceSSeS and 'a 'g nasophatyngeal