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Atypical gouty mediastinal tophus mimicking thymoma on 18F-FDG PET/CT

  • Kevin PrigentEmail author
  • Bastien Jean-Jacques
  • Maxime Heyndrickx
  • Jean Jacques Michels
  • Nicolas Aide
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service de Médecine NucléaireCentre Hospitalier UniversitaireCaen cedex 9France
  2. 2.Nuclear Medicine DepartmentCHU de CaenCaenFrance
  3. 3.Pathology DepartmentCHU de CaenCaenFrance
  4. 4.Thoracic Surgery DepartementCHU de CaenCaenFrance

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