18F-FDG PET/CT for the evaluation of primary eosinophilic granuloma of the hypothalamus

Anna Eshghi, Robert Klein, Naghmehossadat Eshghi, Phillip H. Kuo

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Abstract

A 21-y-old man who presented with polyuria and polydipsia was discovered to have diabetes insipidus due to eosinophilic granuloma of the hypothalamus. 18F-FDG PET/CT, which was performed as a metastatic work-up, revealed an intensely 18F-FDG-avid hypothalamic mass and no other sites of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)290-291
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of nuclear medicine technology
Volume46
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2018

Keywords

  • Eosinophilic granuloma
  • F-FDG PET/CT
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Molecular imaging
  • Oncology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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