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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 62-64

Utility of fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in a child with chronic granulomatous disease


1 Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center (Moses Campus), Bronx, NY, USA
2 Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine, Children's Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

Correspondence Address:
Gunjan Garg
Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Albert Einstein Montefiore Medical Hospital, 111 E 210th Street, Bronx, New York 10467
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.172366

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We report the fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/ computed tomography (FDG - PET/CT) findings in an 11-month-old boy with suspected milk protein allergy, presented to the hospital with 2-month history of fever of unknown origin and failure to thrive. It showed FDG avid lymphadenopathy above and below the diaphragm and splenic focus, which could represent diffuse inflammatory process or lymphoma. Subsequent jejunal biopsy showed non-necrotizing granulomas.


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