2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose ([18F]FDG) positron emission tomography for the diagnosis and treatment of Burkitt lymphoma

  title={2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose ([18F]FDG) positron emission tomography for the diagnosis and treatment of Burkitt lymphoma},
  author={Mohab Alexander and James Robert Bra{\vs}i{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing},
Background/Objective: Burkitt lymphoma, a form of non Hodgkin lymphoma, is a rare aggressive mature B-cell neoplasm with a favorable prognosis. The objective of this article is to demonstrate that the prompt diagnosis and the application of effective treatments of Burkitt lymphoma is facilitated by the efficacious use of 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography. Case Report: A 45-year-old man presented with pain in and around his joints and his bones. After multiple… Expand
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