A member asked:

Had a pet/ct showing a concerning neoplasm in one of my ribs thats 8mm hypermetabolic. with a maximal suv of 15.8 should i be concerned? my doctor wants to do a biopsy because theres lung nodules in the same area that are also hypermetabolic?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Unexplained rib lesion and lung nodule are a cause for concern. It is imperative that you follow your doctor's advice for further evaluation. Wish you good health!

Answered Apr 30, 2022

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