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Chemical Fluorodeoxyglucose F18

Name Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Equivalent Terms 18FDG | 18F-FDG | 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose | 2 Fluoro 2 deoxy D glucose | 2-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose | 2 Fluoro 2 deoxyglucose | 2-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose | F 18, Fludeoxyglucose | F 18, Fluorodeoxyglucose | F18, Fluorodeoxyglucose | Fludeoxyglucose F 18 | Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose | Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose | Fluorodeoxyglucose, 18F | Fluorodeoxyglucose F 18
CAS Registry Number 63503-12-8
Definition The compound is given by intravenous injection to do POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY for the assessment of cerebral and myocardial glucose metabolism in various physiological or pathological states including stroke and myocardial ischemia. It is also employed for the detection of malignant tumors including those of the brain, liver, and thyroid gland. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1162)
Structure Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
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MeSH® ID D019788
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