FDG-PET initial study solitary pulmonary nodule Non-Hodgkin lymphoma



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Description A 71-year-old lady was incidentally found to have a coin lesion on a chest X-ray. Thoracic CT confirmed the presence of a 1.0 cm solitary pulmonary nodule. The initial FDG-PET study shown here (Philips Allegro system) reveals a small retrocardiac focus of increased FDG uptake within the left lower lobe nodule (thin arrow) suggestive of a malignant process. In addition, the study demonstrates abnormal increased activity at the gastro-oesophageal junction (thick arrow). The patient was found to have non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at both sites.
Date 17 August 2007(2007-08-17)
Source Gastric and pulmonary lymphoma presenting as a solitary pulmonary nodule, Biomed Imaging Interv J 2007; 3(4):e51. doi: 10.2349/biij.3.4.e51 .
Author Thomas EL, Lenzo NP, Troedson R


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