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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-34

FDG PET/CT in Detection of Metastatic Involvement of Heart and Treatment Monitoring in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Bhagwant Rai Mittal
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.98746

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Cardiac metastasis occurs in up to a quarter of patients with metastatic cancer and is seen most commonly in melanoma and lymphoma. Metastatic involvement of the heart and pericardium may go unrecognized until autopsy. We describe a patient of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma detected to have involvement of right atrium on F-18 FDG PET/CT and monitoring of response to chemotherapy.


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