18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging of Tracheal Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

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Abstract

A 54-year-old woman presented with dry cough for 3 months. An FDG PET/CT was performed to evaluate a tracheal nodule, which was revealed by chest CT. The PET/CT images showed increased FDG uptake with SUVmax of 3.3 in the known tracheal lesion. The results of pathological examination from the specimen of bronchoscopy were consistent with tracheal mucoepidermoid carcinoma.

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