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Bone Metastases from Lung Cancer

  • Rajesh GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

Skeletal metastases arise from a variety of primary cancers, with the most prevalent being lung cancer, breast cancer, renal cell carcinoma, and prostate cancer. Metastases account for the majority of malignant bone tumors. The use of FDG in PET/MR imaging allows for superior anatomic localization and functional assessment of malignant skeletal lesions and their response to therapy. The Dixon-based whole-body MRI sequence commonly performed on PET/MR systems can be of added value in detecting bone metastases.

Keywords

Bone metastases FDG PET/MR Dixon sequence 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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