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Pituitary abnormalities in veterans with PTSD revealed by PET/CT

Hybrid imaging with and (PET/CT) in the pituitary region of the brain is a promising tool for differentiating military veterans with () from those with (MTBI), according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the (RSNA).

[Veteran PTSD Image]
The PET/CT on the left and an MRI on the right demonstrates the relative locations of both the hypothalamus and the pituitary.
Credit: RSNA


Co-authors on the study include Osama A. Raslan, M.D., M.B., B.Ch., Diane M. Whitson, M.P.H., Razi Muzaffar, D.O., P.T. Roskos, Ph.D., Patrick V. Kelly, Ph.D., Richard R. Buchholz, M.D., and Medhat M. Osman, M.D.

Radiological Society of North America