Skeletal Radiology

, 36:24

PET-positive fibrous dysplasia - a potentially misleading incidental finding in a patient with intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery


    • Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medical RadiologyUniversity Hospital
  • Beata Bode
    • Institute of Surgical PathologyUniversity Hospital
  • Didier Lardinois
    • Department of Thoracic SurgeryUniversity Hospital
  • Ulrich Exner
    • Department of Orthopaedic Tumor SurgeryOrthopedic University Hospital Balgrist
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00256-006-0152-y

Cite this article as:
Strobel, K., Bode, B., Lardinois, D. et al. Skeletal Radiol (2007) 36: 24. doi:10.1007/s00256-006-0152-y


Benign bone tumors can show an increased FDG uptake in FDG-PET/CT investigations. In the presented case, an incidentally detected PET-positive asymptomatic fibrous dysplasia was initially misinterpreted as a metastasis in a patient with intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery.


PET/CTFibrous dysplasiaSarcoma

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