This image represents a normal PET scan using glucose(sugar)labeled with the radioactive element, Fluorine-18. The 'radiolabeled' glucose shows up in organs using glucose (sugar) for metabolism. There is normal radiotracer uptake (dark areas) in the brain (black arrow), thyroid gland in the neck (red arrow), heart (yellow arrow), and urinary bladder (blue arrow).
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