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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-61

A unique case of increased 18f-FDG metabolic activity in the soft tissues of the bilateral upper thighs due to immunizations in a pediatric patient

Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

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Terrel L Galloway
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DOI: 10.4103/1450-1147.176886

PMID: 28217022

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A case of a 7-month-old white female who was referred for 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) initial evaluation of a lytic skull lesion with presumed diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis is described. Incidentally, she was found to have hypermetabolic nodules in the soft tissues of her anterior thighs.

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