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F-FDG brain PET hypometabolism in patients with long COVID #longcovid

Coronavirus, Health, Long Covid, Science, Testing, Treatment

These metabolic clusters were highly discriminant to distinguish [long covid] patients and healthy subjects (100% correct classification).

In comparison to healthy subjects, patients with long COVID exhibited bilateral hypometabolism in the bilateral rectal/orbital gyrus, including the olfactory gyrus; the right temporal lobe, including the amygdala and the hippocampus, extending to the right thalamus; the bilateral pons/medulla brainstem; the bilateral cerebellum (p-voxel < 0.001 uncorrected, p-cluster < 0.05 FWE-corrected). These metabolic clusters were highly discriminant to distinguish patients and healthy subjects (100% correct classification).

Springer.com article

 

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