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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 105-107

Metastatic urinary bladder carcinoma on palliative chemotherapy showing rapid progression on interim fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography


Department of Nuclear Medicine, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Manish Ora
Department of Nuclear Medicine, SGPGIMS, Lucknow - 226 014, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijnm.ijnm_51_21

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Bladder cancer (BC) is among the top ten most common cancer types globally. Muscle invasive BC has a high incidence of metastasis. Metastatic BC has a poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Here, we present a middle-aged man with oligometastatic BC, which was treated with palliative chemotherapy. He had significant clinical improvement. However, interim 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography demonstrates a rapid disease progression extensive metastasis.


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