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Cat-Scratch Disease: A Pitfall for Lymphoma Evaluation by FDG-PET/CT

Abstract : FDG-PET/CT is a standard of care in staging and response assessment of Hodgkin lymphoma. Hence, it is important to recognize pitfalls owing to the potential therapeutic impact. We report a case of a 29-year-old woman affected by stage III bulky Hodgkin lymphoma. The interim FDG-PET/CT showed a complete metabolic response. After three new cycles of chemotherapy, the patient showed fever and lymphadenopathy at clinic examination, PET/CT revealed several FDG uptakes at lymph nodes in inguinal and iliac region. Pathologic analyses, after biopsy and serologic examinations, led to the diagnosis of cat-scratch disease
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J. Dubreuil, A. Dony, Gilles Salles, A. Traverse-Glehen, F. Giammarile, et al.. Cat-Scratch Disease: A Pitfall for Lymphoma Evaluation by FDG-PET/CT. Clinical Nuclear Medicine, 2017, 42 (2), pp.106-107. ⟨10.1097/RLU.0000000000001492⟩. ⟨hal-01795717⟩



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