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Fig. 7 | Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Fig. 7

From: PET/CT implication on bronchogenic carcinoma TNM staging and follow-up using RECIST/PERCIST criteria: a comparative study with CT

Fig. 7

ah A male patient 68 years old presented with dyspnea and repeated chest infection with attacks of hemoptysis and proved histopathologically to have NSCLC. CT study reveals a malignant mass lesion involving the right lower lobe with multiple malignant mediastinal and hilar lymphadenopathies. Bone examination via CT was negative yet with PET/CT multiple scattered FDG uptake marrow lesions detected involving the spinous process of L1 and right aspect of the sacrum considered metastatic bony lesions (M1c). The surgical staging of the patients by PET/CT changed from IIIB to IVA

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