PET Scan on Hemophilia and AIDS Patient

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Title: PET Scan on Hemophilia and AIDS Patient
Description: PET scan on an 11-year-old boy with hemophilia and AIDS. Before treatment subject was confused and somnolent. These symptoms were resolved with AZT therapy. The increase in green and red areas after treatment denotes a rise in glucose metabolism, indicating an improvement in brain function.
Topics/Categories: Cancer Types -- AIDS-Related
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-8810-3956
Date Created: October 1988
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.