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Table 2 Lymph node regions separated by imaging modality

From: Whole-body [18F]-FDG-PET/MRI for staging of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma: first results from a single-center evaluation

Lymph node region Evaluation of MR Evaluation of PET Consensus (MR + PET)
Negative Positive Negative Positive Negative Positive
Right upper neck* 6/10 4/10 5/10 5/10 5/10 5/10
Left upper neck 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10
Right lower neck 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10
Left lower neck 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Right clavicular 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10
Left clavicular 7/10 3/10 7/10 3/10 7/10 3/10
Right axillary** 7/10 3/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Left axillary** 7/10 3/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Right lung hilum 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Left lung hilum*** 9/10 1/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Mediastinum 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10
Splenic hilum 10/10 0/10 10/10 0/10 10/10 0/10
Liver hilum 10/10 0/10 10/10 0/10 10/10 0/10
Mesenterial 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Paraaortic 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10 6/10 4/10
Right iliacal 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Left iliacal 7/10 3/10 7/10 3/10 7/10 3/10
Inguinal re 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10 8/10 2/10
Inguinal li 9/10 1/10 9/10 1/10 9/10 1/10
Sum 142/190 48/190 142/190 48/190 142/190 48/190
  1. * discrepancy during first lymph node evaluation in the right upper neck
  2. ** discrepancy during first lymph node evaluation in the right and left axillary
  3. *** discrepancy during first lymph node evaluation left lung hilum