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Usefulness of F-18 FDG PET/CT in a Case of Kaposi Sarcoma With an Unexpected Bone Lesion.
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PMID:  21285687     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Bone lesions of Kaposi sarcoma are rare. A 56-year-old man who was HIV positive and was diagnosed with Kaposi sarcoma on the basis of the results of a biopsy of skin lesions, underwent F-18 FDG PET/CT scan for detecting Kaposi sarcoma lesions and other AIDS-related diseases. An abnormal uptake was observed in the lumbar spine. MRI showed a diffuse enhanced spine lesion, and Ga-67 and Tl scanning were negative. As a result, the lesion was considered to be a Kaposi sarcoma, and the shrinkage of the lesion was noted after the therapy for Kaposi sarcoma.
Miyako Morooka; Kimiteru Ito; Kazuo Kubota; Kunio Yanagisawa; Katsuji Teruya; Kahehiro Hasuo; Yoshitaka Shida; Rhogo Minamimoto; Yoshimi Kikuchi; Shinichi Oka
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical nuclear medicine     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1536-0229     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Nucl Med     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-02     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:  231-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
From the *Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; †Department of Nuclear Medicine, International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan; ‡Department of AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; and §Division of Radiological Diagnosis, Department of Radiology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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