Vol 24, No 2 (2021)
Clinical vignette
Published online: 2021-07-30

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[18F]FDG PET-CT findings in an unusual case of synchronous double primary lung cancer of different histologies

Punit Sharma1, Indranil Ghosh2
Pubmed: 34382677
Nucl. Med. Rev 2021;24(2):108-109.


Double primary lung cancer (DPLC) is a rare occurrence of primaries of different histologies or the same histology in different lobes in absence of advanced nodal or distant metastasis. It could be synchronous or metachronous. They are frequently misdiagnosed as metastasis or recurrence. This study presents the staging [18F]Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography findings in a case of a 74-year-old man with DPLC of different histologies.

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