Brain F-18-FDG PET Imaging in the Differential Diagnosis of Parkinsonism


AKDEMİR Ü. Ö. , Tokcaer A. B. , Karakus A., Kapucu L. Ö.

CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.39, no.3, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/rlu.0000000000000315
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Keywords: Parkinson disease, parkinsonian disorders, differential diagnosis, PET, glucose metabolism, MULTIPLE SYSTEM ATROPHY, POSITRON-EMISSION-TOMOGRAPHY, GLUCOSE-METABOLISM, DISEASE SEVERITY, FDG-PET, PATTERNS, MRI

Abstract

Aim: The aims in this study were to evaluate the role of brain F-18-FDG PET imaging in differential diagnosis of parkinsonism and to correlate brain metabolism findings with patients' clinical findings.