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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 153-154

Primary germ cell tumor of testes with extensive lymph nodal and splenic metastases masquerading lymphoma on 18-F-FDG PET/CT


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Eastern Diagnostics, Kolkata, India
3 Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shamim Ahmed Shamim
Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.202243

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Germ cell tumors (GCT) account for the 95% of the malignancies associated with testes. They are the most common solid malignancies affecting the males in the age group of 15–35 years. It is known to be bilateral in 3% of cases. We herein present FDG PET-CT findings of a case with biopsy proven GCT with multiple lymph nodal and splenic metastases mimicking lymphomatous neoplasm.


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