Annals of Nuclear Medicine

, Volume 22, Issue 5, pp 433–436

18F FDG-PET/CT findings in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

  • Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath
  • Vivek Manchanda
  • David H. Lewis
  • Rodney A. Schmidt
  • Renato G. Martins
  • J. David Godwin
Case Report

Abstract

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is an indolent and primary disease of the larynx and the trachea and rarely extends to smaller airways. F-18 fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography and computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) evaluation in this condition has not been reported earlier. We report FDG-PET/CT findings in a case of RRP that included a large papillomatous lung mass resembling cancer.

Keywords

Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis Positron emission tomography (PET) Computed tomography (CT) 

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© The Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudhakar N. J. Pipavath
    • 1
  • Vivek Manchanda
    • 1
  • David H. Lewis
    • 2
  • Rodney A. Schmidt
    • 3
  • Renato G. Martins
    • 4
  • J. David Godwin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Washington Medical Center, SeattleSeattleUSA
  2. 2.HMC Nuclear Medicine, Department of RadiologyHarborview Medical CenterSeattleUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity of Washington Medical CenterSeattleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Medical OncologySeattle Cancer Care AllianceSeattleUSA

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