Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

Imaging Analysis

Solitary sternal focus with FDG activity found on PET scan after treatment for recurrent breast cancer

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2009
Liana Makarian, MD; Andrew Evans, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 36-year-old woman originally presented in January 2007 with a palpable mass. She underwent bilateral mammogram and left breast ultrasound…
Imaging Analysis

Pigmented villonodular synovitis in a patient with prior history of breast cancer

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2009
Carlos Benitez, MD; Gabriel Sara, MD; Irene Dy, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
An 89-year-old woman presented to our institution after a mechanical fall. She had a remote history of breast cancer with left breast mastectomy…
Imaging Analysis

Metastatic lesions in the liver seen on PET may not be apparent on non-dedicated CT imaging

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2009
Liana Makarian, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
The 70-year-old patient had initially presented with rectal bleeding. Colonoscopy revealed a large ulcerated, fungating, friable mass at 30 cm in…
Imaging Analysis

Malignant pheochromocytoma: indolent course and matching molecular characteristics on imaging

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2009
Eric O. Gamboa, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Seth Cohen, MD
A 26-year-old woman with a past medical history significant for congenital heart disease, status-post multiple surgical interventions, congestive…
Imaging Analysis

A positive PET/CT after radiation treatment for solitary bone plasmacytoma

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2009
A 37-year-old woman originally presented in 2003 with the gradual onset of paresthesias and weakness of the lower extremities that had…
Imaging Analysis

PET/CT and a subcentimeter lesion in breast cancer

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2009
Munir Ghesani, MD; Sharon Rosenbaum Smith, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 43-year-old woman was referred to our hospital with history of left breast multifocal ductal carcinoma in situ for which she underwent…
Imaging Analysis

62-year-old man with a right breast mass

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2009
Andrew Evans, MD; Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 62-year-old man with a breast mass underwent mammography. A right breast mass measuring 3.5 × 2.5 cm was noted behind the retracted right…
Imaging Analysis

Is this neoplastic or radiation-induced brachial plexus syndrome?

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2009
Munir Ghesani, MD; Neilesh Gupta, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 54-year-old woman was initially diagnosed with left breast cancer 11 years ago. Based on left lumpectomy, axillary lymph node dissection and…
Imaging Analysis

How can you explain decreasing SUVs despite obvious progression of metastatic breast cancer?

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2009
Iwao Tanaka, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Rami Daya, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 55-year-old woman presented to our center for restaging PET/CT. Her history was significant for recurrent breast cancer in the mediastinum…
Imaging Analysis

Relative splenic and liver metabolic activity on FDG-PET in a patient with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

HemOnc Today, February 10, 2009
Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Neilesh Gupta, MD
A 71-year-old woman presented to her physician after several months with enlarged cervical lymph nodes. A biopsy was done, confirming…