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Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Apr;39(4):402-5. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0000000000000394.

A large pelvic soft tissue mass implied by subtle bone scan findings.

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  • 1From the *Department of Nuclear Medicine, The Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, People's Republic of China; and ‚ĆDepartment of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Abstract

An 18-year-old man with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma and osseous metastases underwent bone scintigraphy to monitor the effect of chemotherapy. The images showed significant improvement of bone lesions. However, the scan revealed a vertically shaped urinary bladder and diffused increased activity in the genital region. A diagnostic pelvic CT was subsequently performed, which showed a thickened bladder wall, an ill-defined pelvic mass, and extensive subcutaneous edema in the genital region.

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