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PET/CT staging and response evaluation of post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD).

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A 40-year-old man presented with nonspecific chest pain 14 months following a cadaveric renal transplant for diabetic nephropathy. He was on immunosuppressive therapy with tacrolimus. Computed tomography (CT) of the chest demonstrated a destructive rib lesion with a large soft tissue component. Core biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of monomorphic post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disease strongly positive for Epstein-Barr virus. Staging fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET)...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, Biomedical Research Centre, Experimental Medicine Division
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical nuclear medicine
Volume:
34
Issue:
6
Pages:
386-387
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1536-0229
ISSN:
0363-9762
URN:
uuid:72c06156-6c6a-4753-8fc3-b16d2ca9be27
Source identifiers:
119866
Local pid:
pubs:119866

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