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Have red masses on chest shown in pet scan ?

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I have red masses on pet scan ?
Posted Tue, 8 Oct 2013 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ranjeet Jagdale 2 hours later
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please upload images

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Hello there, sorry to hear about your problem.

Can you please let me know more clinical details regarding your problem and if you can send couple of pics of your "red masses" , that would be better to explain to you the exact reason of them.
Hope to hear from you soon.

You have a feature to upload the reports/ images by yourself on the right side of this query page. You may utilize it.

Awaiting your response.

Thanks and regards
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Follow-up: Have red masses on chest shown in pet scan ? 19 minutes later
I had pet scan and the red mass are in my chest they are bright red ?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ranjeet Jagdale 7 minutes later
Brief Answer:
please upload images

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Please do upload images and send me the details of the problem for which the PET scan done , I will surely try my best to help you .

The red masses in the PET scan suggest increased uptake or increased metabolic activity , now it is important to look where in chest they are so as to tell you what exactly it represents.

Thanks and regards
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