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Table 5 Descriptive statistics of the involved other extra nodal organs by PET/CT and their SUVmax

From: PET/CT and contrast-enhanced CT: making a difference in assessment and staging of patients with lymphoma

Involved extra nodal organs SUV max Percent of involvement by PET/CT
High FDG uptake Lung 44.0 19%
GIT (Stomach) 33.4 10%
Head and Neck 32.7 (submandibular gland) 12%
Reno-Adrenal 30.8 (Kidney) 12%
Moderate FDG uptake Skin and subcutaneous 27.3 9%
Breast 25.0 4%
Muscle 21.1 3%
Low FDG uptake Liver 7 14%
GIT 6.5 (peritoneum) 6%
Chest 5.5 (pleura) 7%
Chest 2.8 (thymus) 4%