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Figure 2: Fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography superscan composite. (a-g) From left to right and top to bottom: (a) Fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography whole-body anterior projection maximum intensity projection in a patient with high-grade Burkitt lymphoma demonstrates a pathologic superscan with unusual lack of avidity of the brain, heart, renal parenchyma, and liver. There is lymphomatous involvement of the axial and appendicular skeleton, bilateral kidneys, retroperitoneum, abdominal mesentery, thyroid, axillae, mediastinum, and cervical regions. (b and c) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (b) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (b) through the skull demonstrates a hypermetabolic lesion in the region of the dorsum sellae with near blood-pool fludeoxyglucose avidity throughout the brain parenchyma. (d and e) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (d) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (e) at the level of the heart demonstrates intense hypermetabolic activity throughout the visualized bony structures with background-level avidity throughout the myocardium. There are bilateral photopenic pleural effusions. (f and g) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (f) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (g) through the upper abdomen demonstrate near blood-pool level fludeoxyglucose avidity of the renal cortices, liver, and spleen. There are intense hypermetabolic foci throughout the mesentery and retroperitoneum, body wall, bony structures, prominent lymph nodes, and in a solid renal lesion

Figure 2: Fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography superscan composite. (a-g) From left to right and top to bottom: (a) Fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography whole-body anterior projection maximum intensity projection in a patient with high-grade Burkitt lymphoma demonstrates a pathologic superscan with unusual lack of avidity of the brain, heart, renal parenchyma, and liver. There is lymphomatous involvement of the axial and appendicular skeleton, bilateral kidneys, retroperitoneum, abdominal mesentery, thyroid, axillae, mediastinum, and cervical regions. (b and c) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (b) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (b) through the skull demonstrates a hypermetabolic lesion in the region of the dorsum sellae with near blood-pool fludeoxyglucose avidity throughout the brain parenchyma. (d and e) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (d) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (e) at the level of the heart demonstrates intense hypermetabolic activity throughout the visualized bony structures with background-level avidity throughout the myocardium. There are bilateral photopenic pleural effusions. (f and g) Axial fluorine-18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (f) and noncontrast low-dose computed tomography (g) through the upper abdomen demonstrate near blood-pool level fludeoxyglucose avidity of the renal cortices, liver, and spleen. There are intense hypermetabolic foci throughout the mesentery and retroperitoneum, body wall, bony structures, prominent lymph nodes, and in a solid renal lesion