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Histiocytic sarcoma involving lymph nodes: imaging appearance on gallium-67 and F-18 FDG PET/CT.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Brandon Regional Health Centre, Brandon, MB, Canada.
Clinical nuclear medicine (Impact Factor: 3.92). 06/2011; 36(6):e37-8. DOI: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182173979
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ABSTRACT This report of an 82-year-old man who presented with a 3-week history of an enlarging left axillary mass and mild fevers, highlights the usefulness of both gallium-67 and F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging in the staging of histiocytic sarcoma. While PET/CT was superior in determining the extent of the disease, gallium can be used to help stage the disease in centers where PET/CT is not available.

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