Imaging Analysis

Imaging Analysis

A look into the imaging modalities that affect clinical practice.

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…
Imaging Analysis

PET/CT in carcinoma of unknown primary site

HemOnc Today, April 10, 2008
Carrie Wasserman, MD; Gabriel Sara, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD; Sumina Goel, MD
A 36-year-old healthy woman presented after several months of right hip pain not improved with physical therapy. Magnetic resonance image of the…
Imaging Analysis

Pericardial metastasis or postoperative changes?

HemOnc Today, March 10, 2008
Carrie Wasserman, MD; Munir Ghesani, MD
This 63-year-old woman presented with acute onset of pleuritic chest pain and shortness of breath. Her medical history was significant for left…