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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-34

Initial evaluation of inflammatory breast cancer with fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Pathology, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Sait Sager
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Cerrahpasa, Fatih, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.108843

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Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is the most aggressive form of locally advanced breast cancer. We present here 18 F FDG PET/CT findings of two patients with IBC. These patients were referred to the Nuclear Medicine department for staging of IBC. FDG PET/CT images showed diffuse infiltration of breasts with multiple lymph nodes and multiple metastases in whole-body PET/CT images. FDG PET provides additional information regarding lymph nodes or distant metastases in the initial evaluation of IBC.


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