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18F-FDG PET/CT in a Case of Malignant Priapism Secondary to Metastasis From Mucoid Adenocarcinoma of the Cecum.
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PMID:  23334147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT: Metastatic tumors of the penis are rare, with priapism as the predominant symptom in a significant number of cases. The genitourinary tract and rectum are the most common primary sites. FDG PET/CT has established role in detection of distant metastasis in various malignancies. The authors describe a case of mucoid adenocarcinoma of cecum, presented with priapism after right hemicolectomy, where FDG PET/CT showed intense tracer uptake throughout the enlarged penis, which was later confirmed as metastatic adenocarcinoma by trucut biopsy.
Authors:
Arun Sasikumar; Chidambaram Natarajan Balasubramanian Harisankar; Anish Bhattacharya; Rakesh Kapoor; Bhagwant Rai Mittal
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e91-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine and †Radiotherapy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.
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