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Homogenous tracer uptake

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Depends upon: the tracer used and the imaging technique. Perhaps you could ask the question again and give us more details Dr Z

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Dr. Joseph Accurso
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Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Uncertainty: When a test result comes back as indeterminate, it means "inconclusive." In other words, the degree of uptake into the mediastinal nodes was neither ... Read More
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