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SPECT/CT Imaging of Patella Metastasis From a Squamous Carcinoma of the Lung.
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PMID:  23334128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT: A 71-year-old man presented with a progressive right knee pain which persisted for 6 months and was not relieved by pain medications. He had a history of lung squamous carcinoma 1 year ago. X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed hyperostosis, degenerative changes, and occupancy lesions of the right patella. The patient underwent Tc methylene diphosphonate (Tc-MDP) bone scan and single photon emission tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT), which showed abnormal metabolism of the right patella with bone destruction and soft tissue swelling. Finally, patellectomy was taken and pathology confirmed patella metastasis from lung squamous carcinoma.
Authors:
Bing Wu; Yan Xiu; Lei Jiang; Hongcheng Shi
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Publication Detail:
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:  125-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
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