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Table 6 Cases with true positive PET/CT and negative iliac crest BMB results

From: PET/CT and bone marrow biopsy (BMB) in evaluating bone marrow in lymphoma

Patient Type MRI Local biopsy Follow-up interim and or EOT CT changes Other extranodal Pattern Iliac crest B sym.
1 Mixed cellularity ND ND CR (interim) Multifocal +
2 T cell + ND SD (interim) Multifocal +
3 follicular + ND CR (EOT) + Multifocal
4 Mixed cellularity ND ND PD (interim) + + Multifocal Unilateral +
5 Nodular sclerosis ND ND PD (EOT) + Bifocal +
6 Lymphocyte depletion + ND CR (EOT) + Multifocal Unilateral +
7 Nodular sclerosis ND ND PD (EOT) + Unifocal
8 DLBC ND ND CR (interim) + Multifocal
9 DLBC ND + CR (EOT) + Multifocal Unilateral +
10 Nodular sclerosis ND ND PR (interim& EOT) + + Unifocal +
11 Large B cell ND + lost Multifocal +
12 Nodular sclerosis ND + CR (EOT) + + Unifocal +
13 follicular ND + lost + Unifocal
14 DLBC ND ND CR (interim-EOT) Multifocal Unilateral
15 DLBC ND + lost Unifocal
16 DLBC ND ND Died after 4 month + + Multifocal +
17 Mixed cellularity + ND lost + Multifocal +
18 DLBC ND + lost + Unifocal
19 follicular + ND PR (EOT) Unifocal
20 DLBC ND ND CR (EOT) Unifocal
21 MALT ND + PR (interim)-CR (EOT) Bifocal +
22 Mixed cellularity ND ND SD (interim)-PD (EOT) + + Multifocal +
23 Nodular sclerosis ND ND PD (interim-EOT) + + Multifocal
24 Nodular sclerosis ND ND PR (interim) + Multifocal +
  1. Abbreviations: ND not done, CR complete response, SD stationary disease, PD progressive disease, PR partial response, EOT end of treatment