What are the preferred imaging studies for staging NHL/B-cell lymphoma?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET/CT) is the preferred imaging modality for staging FDG-avid nodal lymphomas, while CT alone is preferred for FDG-nonavid and variably FDG-avid histologies. [1]


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