Clin Nucl Med 2013 Oct;38(10):e374-8
From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; †School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC; and ‡ Department of Radiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
Purpose: The complexity of small oral cavity and intimate apposition of the oral cavity mucosal surfaces make CT identification of obvious masses difficult. Puffed-cheek CT improves the evaluation of oral cavity lesions. We used the puffed-cheek maneuver with 18F-FDG PET/CT scans to determine the feasibility and accuracy in clinical practice and to identify any benefits. Read More