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Utility of FDG PET/CT in the assessment of myeloid sarcoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22528910     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is a rare extramedullary manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia that often presents during remission or disease relapse. With awareness of this clinical entity and the appropriate clinical history, MS can be detected despite its nonspecific radiologic features.
CONCLUSION: This article highlights the utility of (18)F-FDG PET/CT, which has high sensitivity in detecting early MS and provides a systemic overview of tumor burden, and its potential role in monitoring of treatment response.
Elaine Yuen Phin Lee; Marina-Portia Anthony; Anskar Yu-Hung Leung; Florence Loong; Pek-Lan Khong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  198     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-24     Completed Date:  2012-07-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1175-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 / diagnostic use
Neoplasm Staging
Positron-Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography*
Radiopharmaceuticals / diagnostic use
Sarcoma, Myeloid / pathology,  radionuclide imaging*
Sensitivity and Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radiopharmaceuticals; 63503-12-8/Fluorodeoxyglucose F18

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