18F-FDG PET evaluation of sinonasal papilloma

Erik G. Cohen, Soly Baredes, Lionel S. Zuckier, Neena M. Mirani, Yiyan Liu, Nasrin V. Ghesani

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OBJECTIVE. It has been suggested that 18F-FDG uptake determined by PET can differentiate squamous cell carcinoma from benign sinonasal papilloma. We wish to present our experience with sinonasal papillomas and PET/CT to determine if the degree of FDG uptake is indicative of benign or malignant disease. CONCLUSION. Benign sinonasal papilloma may be associated with intense FDG uptake on PET/CT. FDG PET/CT does not appear to reliably differentiate benign from malignant sinonasal papilloma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-217
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Inverted papilloma
  • PET/CT
  • Sinonasal papilloma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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