A case of secondary syphilis involving tonsil, pulmonary, and multiple lymph nodes: 18F-FDG PET/CT findings.

@article{Fu2015ACO,
  title={A case of secondary syphilis involving tonsil, pulmonary, and multiple lymph nodes: 18F-FDG PET/CT findings.},
  author={Zhanli Fu and Jin Zhang and Qian Li and Meng Liu and Lei Kang},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={
          335-7
        }
}
  • Zhanli Fu, Jin Zhang, +2 authors Lei Kang
  • Published in Clinical nuclear medicine 2015
  • Medicine
  • A 50-year-old man with general fatigue and weight loss underwent FDG PET/CT scan to detect possible occult malignancy. The images revealed abnormal FDG activity in the tonsils, right lung, and in the cervical, axillary, and inguinal lymph nodes. Lymphoma was initially suspected. However, pathologic examination after cervical lymph node biopsy revealed only reactive hyperplasia. Further examinations including serologic tests led to a diagnosis of secondary syphilis. A follow-up PET/CT scan after… CONTINUE READING

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