Positron Emission Tomography in Diagnosis of Occult Adenocarcinoma of the Breast

Block, Ernest F.J.; Meyer, Michael A.
September 1998
American Surgeon;Sep1998, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p906
Academic Journal
Presents a medical case involving the diagnosis of occult adenocarcinoma of the breast using positron emission tomography (PET). Inability of mammography to identify a primary breast carcinoma; Potential of PET as a tool in localizing occult carcinoma of the breast that presents with metastatic lymph nodes and in excluding other potential primaries.


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