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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 262-263

Recurrent cavitary pulmonary metastasis from osteosarcoma: Findings on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Shamim Ahmed Shamim
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_20_20

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Spontaneous cavitation in primary lung malignancies although common, but is rare in secondary metastatic lung tumors. We present a case of 20-year-old male who presented with cavitary left lung lesion 1-year postexcision of the left tibia osteosarcoma on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography which on histopathology confirmed as metastatic lesion secondary to the sarcomatous primary.


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