18F FDG PET/CT: Normal Variants, Artefacts and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Malignancy

  • Nilendu C. PurandareEmail author
  • Archi Agrawal
  • Sneha Shah
  • Venkatesh Rangarajan
Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)


This review depicts the unusual patterns of physiological and inflammatory FDG uptake in the head-neck region. Pitfalls and Artefacts arising due to treatment-related complications are also described.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nilendu C. Purandare
    • 1
    Email author
  • Archi Agrawal
    • 1
  • Sneha Shah
    • 1
  • Venkatesh Rangarajan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular ImagingTata Memorial CentreMumbaiIndia

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