Image Findings of Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia Mimicking Metastasis in F-18 FDG Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography.
- Koramadai Karuppusamy Kamaleshwaran,
- Jephy Joseph,
- Radhakrishnan Kalarikal,
- Ajit Sugunan Shinto
Indian J Nucl Med 2017 Apr-Jun;32(2):137-139
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT, Comprehensive Cancer Care Center, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital Limited, Coimbatore, India.
Fibrous dysplasia (FD) of the bone is characterized by the medullary cavity of bones becoming filled with fibrous tissue, and its etiology remains unknown. It is usually asymptomatic and found incidentally on imaging studies that are performed for other purposes. FD may closely mimic the appearance of bony metastatic disease on radiological examinations. Read More