A 43-year-old female asked:
Multiple lung nodules measure 2- 6mm all test have been ran all were negative .1.5cm lymph node axilla are all of them to small for pet scan?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 21 years experience
maybe: The lower limit of detection for pet scan is ~1cm. The lung nodules are too small but the axillary lymph node should be large enough for pet scan to detect if there is increased metabolic activity.
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Last updated Jan 27, 2015
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