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Intense PSMA-expression using 68Ga-PSMA PET/CT in a paravertebral schwannoma mimicking prostate cancer metastasis

  • Christoph Rischpler
  • Tobias Maurer
  • Markus Schwaiger
  • Matthias Eiber
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Keywords

Prostate Cancer Renal Cell Carcinoma Thoracic Spine Local Prostate Cancer Hyperintense Signal 
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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Informed consent

This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors. Informed consent was obtained from the individual participant included in the study. Retrospective data analysis was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Technical University Munich (permit 5665/13).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Rischpler
    • 1
  • Tobias Maurer
    • 2
  • Markus Schwaiger
    • 1
  • Matthias Eiber
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der IsarTechnische Universität MünchenMunichGermany
  2. 2.Urologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der IsarTechnische Universität MünchenMunichGermany

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