Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Is SUVmax Helpful in the Differential Diagnosis of Enlarged Mediastinal Lymph Nodes? A Pilot Study

Table 2

False positive and negative cases diagnosed by 18F-FDG PET/CT.

Case no.SexAgeSUVmaxLong axis (cm)Short axis (cm)PET/CT diagnosisPathological diagnosis

False-negative cases
31F449.12.92.3TBAdenocarcinoma (high grade)
93F6410.63.11.9LymphadenitisLeukemia infiltration
False-positive cases
69F4224.52.72.5Malignant diseaseTB
70M713.92.31.4Malignant diseaseTB
73F529.91.51.3Malignant diseaseTB
81M616.94.02.3Malignant diseaseTB
82M509.25.01.3Malignant diseaseTB
84M2512.93.83.3Malignant diseaseTB
86F6616.72.91.8Malignant diseaseLymphadenitis
92M5316.74.43.0Malignant diseaseCD
94F5711.61.91.3Malignant diseaseLymphadenitis

F: female; M: male; TB: tuberculosis; CD: Castleman disease.

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