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PET/CT Appearance of Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21552034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Appendiceal cancer is rare and is associated with a poor prognosis because it is usually found at an advanced stage. We report the case of a 58-year-old man with appendiceal adenocarcinoma, who complained of right lower abdominal malaise for a couple of months. The tumor was detected early on contrast-enhanced computed tomography and F-18 FDG PET/CT. It appeared as an obvious enhancement and intense abnormal tracer uptake focus in front of the right psoas major, which was easily misinterpreted as an enlarged lymph node.
Authors:
Chun-Jiang Dang; Ya-Jun Li; Wei Li
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  484-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tangshan Municipal Worker's Hospital, Hebei, People's Republic of China; and †Department of Radiology, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, People's Republic of China.
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