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Isolated Scapular Lesion of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT


  • Nuh Filizoğlu
  • Salih Özgüven
  • Hüseyin Kemal Türköz
  • Tunç Öneş
  • Halil Turgut Turoğlu
  • Tanju Yusuf Erdil

Received Date: 12.03.2021 Accepted Date: 22.07.2021 Mol Imaging Radionucl Ther 2022;31(3):237-238 PMID: 36268929

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease that occurs mainly in pediatric patients and most adult LCH is considered a part of multisystem or multifocal disease. Only 7.3% of cases present as unifocal bone lesion. Herein, we present a case of an isolated scapular lesion of LCH in a 48-year-old man.

Keywords: Langerhans cell histiocytosis, 18F-FDG PET/CT, bone


Informed Consent: Obtained all appropriate patient consent forms.

Peer-review: Externally peer-reviewed.

Authorship Contributions

Surgical and Medical Practices: N.F., S.Ö., H.K.T., T.Ö., H.T.T., T.Y.E., Concept: N.F., S.Ö., Design: N.F., T.Y.E., Data Collection or Processing: N.F., S.Ö., Analysis or Interpretation: N.F., T.Y.E., Literature Search: N.F., S.Ö., Writing: N.F., S.Ö.

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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