Courtesy of Intermountain Medical Imaging, Boise,
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.
July 14, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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