Hi doctors, can someone tell me from the following PET study, how serious is this condition. The doctor my mom is seeing never tell us much and I like to know the prognosis. Thank you and I am desperate for an answer.
New hypermetabolic enlarged bilateral supraclavicular nodes (SUVmax 8.3, size 2 cm). Increase in number, uptake and size of the mediastinal nodes. Large new hypermetabolic node can be seen in the right paratracheal regions(SUVmax 13.5, size 4.5 x 3.9cm) Subcarinal and left hilar nodes have become a large mated nodal mass (SUVmax 21.4, size, 7.8 x 3.6cm). Interval increase in uptake and size of the pulmonary mass in the lower lobe of the left lung (SUVmax 17.2, size 6.5 x 6.0 cm) Interval increase in uptake and size of the right adrenal mass (SUVmax 28.3, size 6.7 x 5.3 com)
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