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Lymphoblastic Involvement of the Bone Marrow as a Cause of Superscan Appearance in 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography

10.4274/mirt.galenos.2019.42104

  • Zehra Pınar Koç
  • Pelin Özcan Kara
  • Aydan Akdeniz
  • Mehmet Yaldız

Received Date: 07.02.2019 Accepted Date: 05.11.2019 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2020;29(2):85-87

The 18F-fluorodeoxylucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) is the gold standard imaging modality in the staging of lymphoma. The superscan appearance in the FDG PET/computerized tomography (CT) imaging might be because of benign diseases or malignant infiltrations. This case report presents lymphomatous blastic infiltration as a cause of superscan appearance in 18F-FDG PET/CT.

Keywords: Superscan, FDG, PET/CT, lymphoma

Ethics

Informed Consent: Consent form was filled out by all participants.

Peer-review: Externally and internally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., A.A., M.Y., Concept: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., Design: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., Data Collection or Processing: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., A.A., M.Y., Analysis or Interpretation: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., Literature Search: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., Writing: Z.P.K., P.Ö.K., A.A., M.Y.

Conflict of Interest: No conflict of interest was declared by the authors.

Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study received no financial support.

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