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A false-positive FDG uptake in Teflon granuloma: A case report

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April 18, 2013
by Munir Demir Bajin, MD; Ali Sefik Hosal, MD


Positron emmision tomography (PET) is successfully used to monitor malignancies. Unfortunately it is not tumor specific. We present a case with history of rectum cancer and lentigo maligna who underwent PET-CT which revealed an increased uptake in the larynx. What was first considered as a third pirmary turned out to be a Teflon granuloma.

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