CT in Diagnosis of Retroperitoneal Tumors

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Abstract

Images of retroperitoneal tumors lack specificity as different tumors resemble one another to and often remain undetectable until they have grown quite large, making diagnosis difficult. Major challenges in diagnosis include how to accurately locate the tumor, how to evaluate the extent of tumor invasion, how to identify the tumor qualitatively, and how to determine the cellular origin of the tumor.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peking University Health Science CenterBeijingChina

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