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American Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2017, 5(3), 41-43
DOI: 10.12691/ajcp-5-3-5
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The role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in Better Follow up in Patient with Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Report

Mehrdad Payandeh1, Mehrnoosh Aeinfar1, Masoud Sadeghi2 and Edris Sadeghi3,

1Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

2Medical Biology Research Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3Department of Nursing, Borujerd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Borujerd, Iran

Pub. Date: October 10, 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Treatment Cases for Hematological Malignancies)

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Mehrdad Payandeh, Mehrnoosh Aeinfar, Masoud Sadeghi and Edris Sadeghi. The role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in Better Follow up in Patient with Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Report. American Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2017; 5(3):41-43. doi: 10.12691/ajcp-5-3-5


PET/CT scans have recently become the gold standard in determining the extent of HL, with a specificity and sensitivity that is superior to that of CT scans alone. Herein, we survey relationship between PET/CT with follow up in Hodgkin disorder. On November 14, 2016, for 36 years old man with complaint of mass sensation with radicalular neck pain, sonography in the axillary right region was done and in report multiple lymph nodes with cortical thickening and hilar obliteration. In complementary IHC that was done in other center CD 10, Ki67, CD 5, CD 21 and CD 23 were negative and CD 68, Pax5, CD 3 were positive. Low dose CT images (30 mAs and 120 KV) without contrast were obtained for attenuation correction and anatomical localization purposes showed Hodgkin's lymphoma with initial staging (metabolically active conglomerated nodal disease in the left axillary region accompanied by a suspicious focal involvement of the spleen PET/CT images can be a very useful guide for a doctor and, in part, to exclude a patient and his/her family from psychological feedback in order to get the right decision.

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