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PET/CT in Head and Neck Tumours: Treatment Sequelae Mimicking Active Disease—A Pictorial Atlas

  • Wai Lup WongEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)

Abstract

A 56-year-old person following H&N radiotherapy which included the right half of tongue. FDG PET/CT shows normal FDG uptake of the left half of tongue (hollow arrow); not to be confused with recurrent disease. The right half of tongue has atrophied following radiotherapy and is not FDG avid. Similar changes are seen following partial tongue resection.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Paul Strickland Scanner Centre, Department of Nuclear MedicineMount Vernon HospitalNorthwoodUK

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