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FDG uptake in sternoclavicular joint synovitis: mimic of internal mammary adenopathy

By Eugene Lin


False-positive FDG uptake has been noted in a wide range of benign processes. In this report, we describe a case of FDG uptake in unilateral sternoclavicular synovitis which mimicked an internal mammary node in appearance. Knowledge of this potential false-positive is particularly important in breast cancer patients with a propensity of internal mammary nodal metastases

Topics: Nuclear Medicine/Molecular Imaging
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