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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr11.2009.2457.
Published online May 6, 2010. doi:  10.1136/bcr.11.2009.2457
PMCID: PMC3047492
Reminder of important clinical lesson
Positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET-CT) to evaluate the response of bone metastases to non-surgical treatment
Peter Denzil Correa,1 Raj Kumar Shrimali,1 Sai Han,2 and Mohammed Rizwanullah1
1Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Clinical Oncology, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0YN, UK
2West of Scotland PET Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0YN, UK
Correspondence to Raj Kumar Shrimali, dr_shrimali/at/hotmail.com
Abstract
A case of solitary bone metastasis from breast cancer, where MRI assessment of treatment response was inaccurate and whole-body fluorodeoxyglucose (18FDG) positron emission tomography with computed tomography (PET-CT) proved more reliable and objective, is presented.
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