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Intramuscular Metastasis of Uterine Cervix Cancer on F-18 FDG PET/CT.
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PMID:  21552014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report F-18 FDG PET/CT images of biopsy-proven intramuscular metastasis from primary uterine cervix cancer. A 70-year-old woman was admitted because of a mass in the left axilla. She was diagnosed with uterine cervix cancer and underwent total abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, and pelvic node dissection and received adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation therapy 9 years ago. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a large soft tissue mass in the intramuscular region of the left axilla. The mass showed intense F-18 FDG uptake with a central necrotic portion on F-18 FDG PET/CT. Hypermetabolic lymph nodes were also noted in the left axilla, interpectoral, and left supraclavicular areas. Additionally, several hypermetabolic nodules were noted in both lungs. The lesion in the left axilla was excised and the pathologic results were consistent with metastasis from uterine cervix cancer.
Il Ki Hong; Deog Yoon Kim
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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    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e39-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
From the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Hoegi-dong Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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