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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53-55

Poor uptake of fluorodeoxyglucose in positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan for intraocular choroidal melanoma in Asian Indian Eyes


Department of Pediatric Retina and Ocular Oncology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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Parag K Shah
Department of Pediatric Retina and Ocular Oncology, Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.167599

PMID: 26912980

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Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT) scan is fast becoming a very useful tool in diagnosing and staging of several malignancies that affect the human body. We report three cases of ocular choroidal malignant melanoma, wherein FDG PET-CT scan did not show as good uptake as seen in other cancers.


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