Spectrum of FDG PET/CT findings of uterine tumors

Kazuhiro Kitajima, Koji Murakami, Yasushi Kaji, Kazuro Sugimura

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review FDG PET/CT and MRI findings in a variety of benign and malignant tumors of the uterus and to become familiar with the wide variety of FDG PET/CT findings of this entity. CONCLUSION. Benign uterine tumors generally have mild FDG uptake, and leiomyoma rarely shows high uptake. Uterine malignant tumors generally have intense FDG uptake, whereas malignant uterine tumors that are small or that have low cellular density often show minimal uptake.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)737-743
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume195
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Sep

Keywords

  • FDG PET/CT
  • MRI
  • Oncologic imaging
  • Uterine tumors
  • Uterus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Kitajima, K., Murakami, K., Kaji, Y., & Sugimura, K. (2010). Spectrum of FDG PET/CT findings of uterine tumors. American Journal of Roentgenology, 195(3), 737-743. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.09.4074