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History

64 yo male with history of adenocarcinoma of unknown primary. Had barium enema, CT C/A/P, and PET imaging as part of the workup. You are presented with the PET imaging findings.

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PET images centered on the abdomen and pelvis

Questions

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  1. Increased FDG uptake on PET imaging can be related to all of the following EXCEPT:
    Infection
    Malignancy
    Brown fat
    Inflammation
    Exercise
    Hyperglycemia
  2. True or False: The most likely diagnosis in this case is metastatic colon cancer.
  3. What is the diagnosis?

 


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