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what does a pet scan from skull to thigh cover?

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Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
pet: Images from the skull to the thigh.
Answered on Jun 3, 2019
Dr. Brian Wosnitzer
18 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Skull to thigh...: Pet from skull to thigh includes chest, abdomen, and pelvis as well as skull and thigh. Often whole body pet is performed for melanoma patients (the entire legs are included in imaging as well).
Answered on Nov 24, 2019

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