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Research Article

Invalidity of SUV Measurements of Lesions in Close Proximity to Hot Sources due to “Shine-Through” Effect on FDG PET-CT Interpretation

Figure 3

Transaxial FDG PET-CT images of the neck show a large lesion with 25 in the right lobe of the thyroid (arrow A). There is a 1.5 cm nodule with mild to moderate uptake in the left lobe, but unexpectedly measured is 18 (arrow B).
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