Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise, Idaho.
Figure 1 is a PET scan that shows normal activity in a healthy brain. Figure 2 is a PET scan of a brain in a person with Alzheimer's disease. The gray area outlined on Figure 2 shows lower levels of brain activity.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology|
|Last Revised||July 28, 2011|