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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 140-142

Utility of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography in the detection of primary colonic malignancy presenting as an inguinoscrotal hernia


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

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Dr. Anitha Mandava
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_149_18

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Carcinoma of the sigmoid colon presenting in an inguinoscrotal hernia is uncommon. Many of the cases seen in literature were diagnosed only intraoperatively, as most of them had misleading presentations. We report a case of carcinoma of the sigmoid colon in an incarcerated inguinoscrotal hernia with imaging findings of 18F-FDG PET/CT along with a brief review of the literature.


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