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Occult tumour-induced osteomalacia causing lesion detected by FDG-PET/CT scan

1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Nuclear Medicine, P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Department of Nuclear Medicine, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/wjnm.WJNM_68_19

Oncogenic osteomalacia is a rare condition, with overproduction of fibroblast growth factor 23, leading to hypophosphatemia, phosphaturia. If it is associated with benign mesenchymal tumor, then resection of tumor is curable. Thus, detection and localization of the lesion are of utmost importance. We report a case, where18F-FDG PET/CT scan was useful in detection of such occult lesion.

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