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Click 57 year old male with pulmonary dirofilariasis. Irregular nodule within the peripheral left upper lobe measuring 13 x 10 mm. Borerline enlarged left hilar lymph nodes were stable from prior examinations.
TECHNIQUE: Axial CT, 399 mAs, 120 kVp, 2.5 mm slice thickness, 60 ml Optiray 350.


Click 57 year old male with pulmonary dirofilariasis. Mild 18-FDG hypermetabolism in a left upper lobe nodule and left hilar lymph nodes. Maximum SUV of nodule = 2.2. Maximum SUV of left hilar lymph nodes = 2.6. Average liver SUV = 2.5
TECHNIQUE: Fused axial PET-CT, 399 mAs, 120 kVp, 2.5 mm slick thickness, 60 ml Optiray 350, 14.4 mCi 18-FDG, images obtained at approximately 60 minutes