• Vol. 42 No. 3, 159–160
  • 15 March 2013

Periarticular FDG Uptake on PET/CT in Malignant Melanoma—Metastatic or Misleading?



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A 74-year-old male with newly diagnosed melanoma of the right mastoid region, underwent resection of the lesion followed by F-18 fluoro-deoxyglucose (FDG) positron
emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) for staging. Figure 1 demonstrates a whole body maximal intensity projection image while Figures 2 and 3 show cross-sectional images through the elbows and wrists.

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