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Clin Nucl Med. 2014 Jan;39(1):97-8. doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182a20e04.

FDG PET/CT detection of intussusception caused by lymphoma in a pediatric patient.

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From the *Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences, Seoul, Republic of Korea; and Pediatric Radiology, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

Abstract

A previously healthy 9-year-old boy presented to an outside hospital with a history of abdominal pain and vomiting. An abdominal x-ray was unremarkable. A CT of the abdomen and pelvis performed to evaluate possible obstruction after weight loss and vomiting over a 3-week period demonstrated a large retroperitoneal mass. Laparoscopic biopsy showed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. FDG PET/CT was performed for staging. An ileocolic intussusception was identified on the PET/CT. The intussusception was successfully managed with medical treatment. We present FDG PET/CT findings in intussusception with non-Hodgkin lymphoma as the lead point in a pediatric patient.

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10.1097/RLU.0b013e3182a20e04
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