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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-58

18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography finding in a rare case of follicular carcinoma of thyroid with rhabdoid morphology


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET.CT, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Oncopathology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jayanta Das
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata - 700 160, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_151_20

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Rhabdoid tumor commonly occurs in the kidney and has an aggressive clinical course with high mortality. Extrarenal rhabdoid tumours can involve a number of organs, but poorly differentiated follicular carcinoma with rhabdoid phenotype is an extremely rare clinical entity. The 18F-FDG PET feature of this thyroid malignancy is not available in the literature to the best of our knowledge. But, this feature has significant clinical relevance in management of such patients. We present such a case.


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