EURORAD ESR

Case 12812

Malignancy in dermatomyositis

Author(s)
C Fenelon, N Sheehy

St. James's Hospital
James Street IRL Dublin
Email:cgcfenelon@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Whole Body FDG PET

    Frontal view of a FDG PET image indicating strong FDG uptake in the axial and appendicular muscles

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Education; Screening; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders; Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Coronal Fused PET/CT image

    Coronal fused PET/CT image showing metabolic activity in the right upper lobe nodule and patchy uptake within skeletal muscles

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Localisation; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    PET CT Axial - Right upper lobe nodule

    PET CT axial section showing the metabolic activity of the right upper lobe lung nodule

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Education; Screening; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders; Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    PET CT Axial - Paratracheal lymph node

    PET CT axial section showing the metabolic activity in a paratracheal lymph node and patchy uptake within the skeletal muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Education; Screening; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders; Neoplasia;
     
     
Frontal view of a FDG PET image indicating strong FDG uptake in the axial and appendicular muscles
 
Coronal fused PET/CT image showing metabolic activity in the right upper lobe nodule and patchy uptake within skeletal muscles
 
PET CT axial section showing the metabolic activity of the right upper lobe lung nodule
 
PET CT axial section showing the metabolic activity in a paratracheal lymph node and patchy uptake within the skeletal muscle.
 
 
 
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