- John Randolph Dryden,
- Michael David Starsiak,
- Mickaila James Johnston,
- Eugene David Silverman
Clin Nucl Med 2017 Feb 3. Epub 2017 Feb 3.
From the Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) is a systemic fungal infection resulting from inhalation of the Coccidioides immitis or posadasii spores. In many cases, infection causes a self-limited community-acquired pneumonia; however, in patients with risk factors, such as immunosuppression or African or Pacific Island ancestry, significant morbidity and mortality from disseminated disease may occur. Presented here are comparative images using Tc-MDP bone scan, F-FDG PET/CT, and MRI. Read More