Metastatic SCC - PET/CT scan

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


PH of neck squamous cell carcinoma, now large right axillary mass

Patient Data

Age: 90
Gender: Female
Nuclear medicine

FDG PET/CT performed to stage the malignancy

Isolated right axillary lymph node that is FDG avid corresponding to the ultrasound abnormality. Note artefact on the PET scan that originates in the right anterior chest wall pacemaker.

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Case information

rID: 18284
Published: 26th Jun 2012
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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