F-18 FDG Gastric and Anterior Abdominal Muscle Uptake Secondary to Nausea and Vomiting

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A case is presented of increased fluorine-18 fluorode-oxyglucose (F-18 FDG) uptake in the stomach and the rectus abdominis muscle due to postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting at the time of the 18-FDG injection. This case of abnormal uptake in the stomach and abdomen illustrates the problems that can occur in interpretation.

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