11C-Choline: Rare Diseases

  • Cristina NanniEmail author
  • Stefano Fanti


A 55-year-old female patient was affected by hepatocellular carcinoma. She was treated with thermoablation. After therapy the CT scan was equivocal for disease persistence. The patient was referred for an 11C-choline PET/CT scan to characterize the CT findings.


Renal Cell Carcinoma Multiple Myeloma Viral Hepatitis Infection Lytic Bone Lesion Increase Tracer Uptake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Nuclear MedicineOspedale S. Orsola-MalpighiBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi Dipto. Medicina NucleareUniv. BolognaBolognaItaly

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