PET Imaging of Brain with Alzheimer Disease

PET Imaging of Brain with Alzheimer Disease

Positron emission tomography (PET) brain imaging of a patient with Alzheimer disease. Red arrows point to the decreased metabolic activity (green color) in the temporoparietal lobes and posterior cingulate gyri. (Reproduced with permission from Bundhit Tantiwongkosi, MD.)

Read more about Alzheimer Disease in context:

The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine, 3e: Chapter 243. Dementia

Read about Alzheimer Disease:

Adams and Victor’s Principles of Neurology, 11e: Chapter 38. Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System > Diseases Characterized Mainly by Progressive Dementia

Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e: Chapter 423. Alzheimer’s Disease

Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Psychiatry, 3e: Chapter 3. Psychiatric Genetics > Alzheimer Disease