Clin Oncol | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

FDG Emboli on PET/CT Scan - A Case Report

Kush Kumar*

Nuclear Medicine, Now Known as King George's Medical University, USA

*Correspondance to: Kush Kumar 

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Uniform focal uptake of FDG avid abnormality in the lung without any corresponding structural lesion on CT is iatrogenic pulmonary embolism. Awareness of this very uncommon condition is essential. It is proposed to avoid direct stick and use preplaced IV cannula for injecting FDG.


FDG; PET/CT; Pulmonary; Embolism


Kush Kumar. FDG Emboli on PET/ CT Scan - A Case Report. Clin Oncol. 2016; 1: 1003.

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