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Table 2 Relation between SUV and sites of extranodal involvement (listed according to SUV max)

From: Beyond lymph nodes: 18F-FDG PET/CT in detection of unusual sites of extranodal lymphoma

Organ Number Lowest SUVmax Highest SUVmax Mean SUVmax ± SD
Kidney 4 7 73 22.8 ± 23
Oropharynx 3 40 60 50 ± 10
Tonsils 3 18 40 29 ± 11
Thyroid 2 13 37 25
Stomach 8 28 36 17.7 ± 13.7
Spleen diffuse 8 5 33 10.6 ± 8.3
Liver 7 4 31 15.2 ± 9
Spleen focal 22 5 30 12 ± 7.6
Bone marrow 14 14 27 15.3 ± 7.7
Muscle 4 6 23 10.8 ± 7
Lung 12 5 22 9.8 ± 6.4
Intestine 6 12 21 16.5
Orbit 2 15 18 16.5 ± 2.2
Nasopharynx 3 6 18 12 ± 6
Cardiac 1 18 18 18
Testis 1 17 17 17
Adenxa 1 15 15 15
Breast 2 4 14 9 ± 5
Cutaneous 5 7.6 9.7 8.8 ± 0.9
Suprarenal 1 9 9 9
Peritoneum 1 8.2 8.2 8.2
Pancreas 1 6 6 6