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18F-FDG PET/CT in Primary Right Eyelid Lymphoma

Wang, Wen-Hong MD*; Zhan, Feng-Hua MB; Li, Ya-Jun MD; Dang, Chun-Jiang MB§

Clinical Nuclear Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e31827a2628
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Abstract: A 74-year-old man with right upper eyelid swell accepted FDG PET/CT examination, which showed an intensely FDG-avid soft tissue nodular mass within the eyelid. It was suggestive of malignancy. There was no evidence of active neoplastic disease elsewhere. The nodule was excised by surgery. Histopathological findings showed characteristic findings of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. This case highlights the utility of FDG PET/CT in identifying rare types of lymphoma.

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From the *Department of Radiology, Tianjin Union Medical Center; †Department of Anesthesiology, Tianjin Children’s Hospital; and ‡Deparment of Radiology, General Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin; and §Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tangshan Municipal Worker’s Hospital, Tangshan, Hebei Province, China.

Received for publication July 30, 2012; revision accepted October 15, 2012.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: Supported by a grant from Hebei Province Medical Science Key Project (No:20120456).

Reprints: Chun-Jiang Dang, MB, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Tangshan Municipal Worker’s Hospital, Tangshan, Hebei Province 063000, China. E-mail:

© 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins