Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

Imaging Analysis

Incidental finding of synchronous malignancy on PET/CT

HemOnc Today, January 10, 2009
Munir Ghesani, MD; Robert Chen, MD
A 62-year-old man with a 40-year history of smoking presented with shortness of breath and weight loss. Initial chest X-rays were unremarkable and…
Imaging Analysis

Pheochromocytoma imaging with an unremarkable biochemical evaluation

HemOnc Today, December 25, 2008
Beth Kaplan, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD
The patient is a 65-year-old white man with a past medical history significant for severe coronary artery disease, arrhythmias…
Imaging Analysis

Does the degree of FDG uptake on PET/CT correlate with histological grade in follicular lymphoma?

HemOnc Today, December 10, 2008
Munir Ghesani, MD; Robert Chen, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 76-year-old woman was referred to oncology with new palpable left axillary lymph node. Her past medical history was significant for marginal…
Imaging Analysis

A hypermetabolic lung and peritoneal masses

HemOnc Today, November 10, 2008
Anupama Goel, MD; Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 73-year-old woman presented with complaints of ongoing weight loss and intermittent abdominal discomfort. CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis…
Imaging Analysis

Bone scan vs. PET/CT in the assessment of skeletal metastatic disease progression

HemOnc Today, October 10, 2008
Iwao Tanaka, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 68-year-old woman initially presented with intermittent abdominal pain and persisting left hip pain. She gave a history of early breast cancer and…
Imaging Analysis

Resolution of pulmonary nodules in Hodgkin’s disease and HIV

HemOnc Today, September 10, 2008
Anupama Goel, MD; Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
The patient is a 40-year-old man diagnosed with HIV infection on routine screening in 2005. He was not started on antiretroviral therapy at that…
Imaging Analysis

Does FDG PET/CT negativity after neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer imply absence of residual malignancy?

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2008
Munir Ghesani, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 37-year-old woman was diagnosed with bilateral synchronous invasive lobular breast cancer, ER/PR-positive and HER-2/neu negative. Her initial…
Imaging Analysis

A positive PET/CT after treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

HemOnc Today, July 10, 2008
Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 36-year-old man presented with several weeks of night sweats and enlarged left cervical lymph nodes. Imaging revealed extensive…
Imaging Analysis

Benign inflammatory lesion of the reconstructed breast: a diagnostic challenge

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2008
Lynn Ladesky, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Neil Gupta, MD; Rosna Mirtcheva, MD; Vamsee Torri, MD
A 40-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a painless right axillary mass with duration of two months. Her history included stage IIA right…
Imaging Analysis

Enlarging mediastinum on PET/CT after treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma

HemOnc Today, May 10, 2008
Carrie Wasserman, MD; Frank Colella, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
A 60-year-old man employed as a sanitation worker presented to his primary physician with several weeks of a dry cough. His past medical history was…