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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 289-290

Marked uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose in a vocal cord after medialization: Acute and subacute positron emission tomography/computed tomography findings

Department of Nuclear Medicine, School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey

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Salih Ozguven
Department of Nuclear Medicine, School of Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul 34690
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.142656

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A 60-year-old male who underwent left upper lobectomy because of recently diagnosed lung cancer was admitted to the nuclear medicine department. A whole body fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (CT) that was performed for staging purposes, revealed an intense hypermetabolism in left vocal cord region corresponding with hyperdense mass-like material on CT scan.

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