Skeletal Radiology

, 36:24

PET-positive fibrous dysplasia - a potentially misleading incidental finding in a patient with intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery

  • Klaus Strobel
  • Beata Bode
  • Didier Lardinois
  • Ulrich Exner
Case Report

DOI: 10.1007/s00256-006-0152-y

Cite this article as:
Strobel, K., Bode, B., Lardinois, D. et al. Skeletal Radiol (2007) 36(Suppl 1): 24. doi:10.1007/s00256-006-0152-y

Abstract

Benign bone tumors can show an increased FDG uptake in FDG-PET/CT investigations. In the presented case, an incidentally detected PET-positive asymptomatic fibrous dysplasia was initially misinterpreted as a metastasis in a patient with intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery.

Keywords

PET/CT Fibrous dysplasia Sarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Strobel
    • 1
  • Beata Bode
    • 2
  • Didier Lardinois
    • 3
  • Ulrich Exner
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Medical RadiologyUniversity HospitalZurichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of Surgical PathologyUniversity HospitalZurichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of Thoracic SurgeryUniversity HospitalZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Department of Orthopaedic Tumor SurgeryOrthopedic University Hospital BalgristZurichSwitzerland

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