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Thyroid metastasis from breast cancer detected by 18F-FDG PET/CT

  • Rexhep DurmoEmail author
  • Domenico Albano
  • Raffaele Giubbini
Endocrine imaging


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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. For this type of study formal consent is not required.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rexhep Durmo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Domenico Albano
    • 1
  • Raffaele Giubbini
    • 2
  1. 1.Nuclear MedicineSpedali Civili BresciaBresciaItaly
  2. 2.Nuclear MedicineUniversity of Brescia and Spedali Civili BresciaBresciaItaly

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