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Bilateral and Multifocal Warthin's Tumors of Parotid Glands: PET/CT Imaging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22228345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Unilateral hypermetabolic lesion of parotid gland demonstrated on PET/CT imaging may originate from a large spectrum of benign or malignant processes, such as adenoma, Warthin's tumor, oncocytic neoplasm, lymphoma, and primary or secondary malignancy of the gland. Bilateral and multifocal parotid gland disease is less common but possible because of the known characteristics of Warthin's tumors. The authors present such a case that was incidentally documented during PET/CT evaluation of solitary pulmonary nodule.
Authors:
Vien X Nguyen; Ba D Nguyen; Panol C Ram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7611109     Medline TA:  Clin Nucl Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  175-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ.
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