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Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Feb;39(2):e180-3. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182873092.

Bone scan, MRI, and FDG PET/CT findings in composite hemangioendothelioma of the manubrium sterni.

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From the *Departments of Nuclear Medicine, †Orthopaedic Surgery, and ‡Pathology, Changhai Hospital, Shanghai, China.

Abstract

Composite hemangioendothelioma (HE) is a recently described rare vascular neoplasm of low-grade malignancy. A 56-year-old man presented with sternum pain for 2 years. Bone scan showed a hot spot in the manubrium sterni. This lesion showed high signal intensity on T2-weighted MR images and high vascularity on enhanced T1-weighted MR images. F-FDG PET/CT showed increased FDG uptake of this osteolytic lesion with SUVmax of 5.9. Malignant tumor was suspected. The patient underwent resection of the lesion. Composite HE was confirmed by pathology.

PMID:
24018832
DOI:
10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182873092
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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