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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 189-191

Disseminated metastatic penile squamous cell carcinoma detected by fluorodeoxyglucose PET/computerized tomography

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

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Sait Sager
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa, Fatih, Istanbul
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.112731

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Penile cancer is an uncommon malignancy which of the management depends on the clinical stage and location of the lesion. Positron emission tomography/computerized tomography (PET/CT) is a promising method for detection of distant metastatic lesions and therapeutic strategy planning. Here, we report a case of penile squamous cell carcinoma of 57-year-old male patient, was referred to PET/CT department for investigation of metastases. There were significantly increased fluoro-18 fluorodeoxyglucose activities in supradiaphragmatic and infradiaphragmatic lymphatic stations.

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