MR and PET/CT imaging in diagnosis of large pelvic masses
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Published: 2 October 2015
Discuss possible causes of pelvic masses in female patients.
Discuss utility and clinical applications of MRI combined with PET/CT in the management of these patients.
Illustrate cases presented as large pelvic masses, of gynaecological and non gynaecological origin.
MRI and PET/CT techniques.
Causes of pelvic masses in female patients.
Specific MRI and PET/CT findings.
Sample cases and mimics.
The combined or isolated use of MR and PET / CT demonstrated to be useful in detecting gynaecological pathologies and in most cases it also allowed the identification of the organ of origin, extent and staging of the lesion.
PET / CT is a useful tool in cases where the assessment of MR is not enough.
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