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South Med J. 1988 Sep;81(9):1167-9.

Gallium 67 uptake in thymic rebound.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville.

Abstract

We have reported a case of localized thymic enlargement and uptake of gallium 67 in a child who had received antineoplastic chemotherapy. The enlarged thymus showed normal histology, a picture consistent with thymic rebound after nonspecific stress. This case further demonstrates the need to consider thymic rebound as a cause of gallium 67 uptake in children with neoplastic diseases.

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