Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 2nd, 2006
"We report the case of a 69-year-old man who was suspected to have lung cancer with a single metastasis to the brain. Initial workup for neurologic and pulmonary symptoms demonstrated a ring-enhancing lesion in his right frontal lobe on MRI all a lung mass on CT," scientists in the United States report.
According to investigators, "An F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) scan demonstrated marked glucose hypermetabolism in the lung and brain lesions with maximal standard uptake values (SUV) in both lesions of approximately 11.
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