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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 171-173

Reactive changes with microfilaria in a suspected metastatic axillary lymph node on positron emission tomography–computed tomography in breast malignancy: An interesting finding


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Oncosurgery, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Anuja Anand
Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET-CT, Ground Floor, East Block, 2-Press Enclave Road, Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi - 110 017
India
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DOI: 10.4103/wjnm.WJNM_98_18

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Positron emission tomography–computed tomography (PET-CT) has evolved as an important diagnostic tool in the diagnosis and management of breast carcinoma. PET/CT can help in staging as well as detecting metastases to mediastinal, axillary, and internal mammary nodes. However, PET-CT is not useful in differentiating between inflammation and malignancy.


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