Aki Takaoka

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PURPOSE The aim of this study is to test the hypothesis that positron emission tomography (PET) with 3'-deoxy-3'-[(18)F]-fluorothymidine ((18)F-FLT) can differentiate malignancy from benign leiomyoma better than PET with 2-deoxy-2-[(18)F]fluoro-D-glucose ((18)F-FDG), and to evaluate whether (18)F-FLT and (18)F-FDG uptake correlate with immunohistochemical(More)
Introduction New-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) during pregnancy is rare and difficult to diagnose, especially in cases that manifest as preeclampsia. We report a patient with new-onset SLE that manifested as preeclampsia during pregnancy and provide a review of the literature to identify factors for a rapid diagnosis. Case A 32-year-old(More)
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