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Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of the chest wall or Askin's tumor is a rare neoplasm of chest wall. It most often affects children and adolescents and is a very rare tumor in adults. In this case report, we present an Askin's tumor occurred in a 73-year-old male. The patient was admitted with a history of 3-month lower back pain and cough. In(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of surgical (ie, earlier) and natural (ie, later) menopause on climacteric symptoms, osteoporosis, and metabolic syndrome. METHOD The study was conducted with 94 women who underwent hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy and 95 women who were older than 40 years and in natural menopause. None had received hormone therapy(More)
The differential diagnosis at the inguinal region is very important for hypermetabolic foci because of the possibility of metastasis at this level in cancer patients ongoing PET imaging for detection of metastases. It is important to distinguish this activity from other possible malignant and benign conditions such as lymph node activity, testicular cancer,(More)
FDG PET/CT as a molecular imaging modality detected spinal cord metastases in a patient with medulloblastoma. Increased FDG uptake was reported as negatively correlated with survival in medulloblastoma in the literature. Although, spinal cord metastases associated with medulloblastoma detected with FDG-PET/CT imaging is a rare condition. To the best of our(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to compare the results of transthoracic biopsies performed through the use of FDG PET/CT imaging with the results of transthoracic needle biopsy performed without using the FDG PET/CT imaging. METHODS The medical files of a total of 58 patients with pulmonary and mediastinal masses. A total of 20 patients, who(More)
AIM We aimed to investigate the impact of chemotherapy on (18)F-FDG uptake in the liver and mediastinal blood pool (MBP) among patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. METHODS Twenty-three patients with NHL underwent baseline, interim, and postchemotherapy (18)F-FDG PET/CT. SUVmax and SUVmean values of the liver and MBP at imaging time were compared(More)
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is a widespread metabolic bone disease representing a global public health problem currently affecting more than two hundred million people worldwide. The World Health Organization states that dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is the best densitometric technique for assessing bone mineral density (BMD). DXA provides an accurate(More)
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