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Total Eclipse of FDG-PET Scan

In routine oncological 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET/CT) scan, the patients rest in a quite, dimly lit room for 60 minutes after intravenous (IV) injection of FDG and they are instructed not to move during this time (uptake phase) before FDG-PET/CT scanning to prevent and decrease unwanted FDG accumulations on muscle traces caused by muscle movements.

 

Citation: Okuyucu K, San H, Karacalioglu AO, Emer O, Semra S (2015) Total Eclipse of FDG-PET Scan Caused by Hyperphysiological FDG Uptake of Masticatory Muscles Due to Chewing. J Nucl Med Radiat Ther 6:268. doi:10.4172/2155-9619.1000268

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