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Research Article

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

Table 5

The comparison of SUVmax, long axis, and short axis of lymph nodes in the common causes of mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

DiseasesSUVmaxLong axis (cm)Short axis (cm)

Lymphoma2514.36 ± 6.358.51 ± 4.135.03 ± 2.40
Metastatic lymph nodes2610.97 ± 4.113.77 ± 1.293.00 ± 1.00
Sarcoidosis1615.90 ± 5.073.34 ± 0.911.98 ± 0.47
Tuberculosis1711.29 ± 5.162.60 ± 1.041.74 ± 0.63
Lymphadenitis810.90 ± 3.162.25 ± 0.591.28 ± 0.32
3.52923.59421.386
0.010<0.001<0.001

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