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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 191-193

Usefulness of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans on treatment with imatinib


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Indus Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Raghava Kashyap
Department of Nuclear Medicine and Positron Emission Tomography, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.181528

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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare locally aggressive tumor with distant metastases being unusual. We present a case of metastatic DFSP treated with imatinib showing complete metabolic response to treatment.


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