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Indian J Nucl Med. 2014 Jan;29(1):55-6. doi: 10.4103/0972-3919.125781.

Isolated cerebellar hypermetabolism on FDG PET in a case of remitted primary breast lymphoma.

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  • 1Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
  • 2Department of Radiotherapy, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Abstract

We present here a case of primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the breast that succumbed in a sub-acute course to death after three months of initial remission. The fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging during the declining clinical status showed isolated cerebellar hypermetabolism.

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Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography; isolated cerebellar hypermetabolism; paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration; primary breast lymphoma

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