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Pet scan false positives

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Topic: Pet scan false positives
Posted By: Neen
Subject: Pet scan false positives
Date Posted: Jan 04 2020 at 1:05pm
Anyone get a false positive on Pet/CT scan? Pet scan shows something...CT shows nothing. Oncologist confused as to what it is, says it is so small.

Posted By: 123Donna
Date Posted: Jan 06 2020 at 8:22pm
Hi Neen,

What is the size that showed up on the PET scan?  What was the PET scan SUV?

Here's a link that discusses SUV values and their meaning:" rel="nofollow -

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