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PET/CT in Primary Hepatic Lymphoma With Hepatic Vein Thrombus That Extended Into the Inferior Vena Cava.
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PMID:  23334136     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
ABSTRACT: Primary hepatic lymphoma (PHL) is an extremely rare manifestation of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (0.016% of all cases). Presented are CT, MRI, ultrasound, and F fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) PET/CT images, which characterized PHL and demonstrated hepatic vein thrombus that extended into the inferior vena cava-a feature not previously described. Recognition of this imaging pattern may help in the differential diagnosis of future such cases. FDG PET/CT was critical in confirming the diagnosis, staging, and demonstrating response to treatment.
Authors:
Kevin Diehl; Nabeel E Sarwani; Mark Tulchinsky
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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:  153-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the Section of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University, Hershey, PA.
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