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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 65-67

Rare solitary focal tuberculous involvement of liver masquerading as hepatic metastasis on FDG PET/CT in a case of fibular round cell tumor


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Venkatesh Rangarajan
Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Tata Memorial Hospital, Dr. Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.147548

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Finding of focal 18F-fluoro-deoxyglucose (FDG) uptake in liver on FDG positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) in a known case of malignancy is often considered to be metastases. We report a similar finding on FDG PET/CT in a case of Ewing's sarcoma of thigh, which turned out to be of tuberculous etiology, an unusual cause of false positive FDG uptake in the liver.


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