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.
Current as of: December 9, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology