Epilepsy Case 01
PET FINDINGS: The PET scan showed moderate-to-severe hypometabolism, or lower than normal glucose utilization, in the right parietal, posterior, frontal, occipital, and temporal lobes (arrows) in the interictal period between seizures.
Data by permission of the Society of Nuclear Medicine
Gambhir SS, Czernin J, Schwimmer J, et al. A Tabulated Summary of the FDG PET Literature. J Nucl Med 2001; 42(5 Suppl); 74S-75S, Figure 22.
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