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F-18 FDG PET/CT in Granulomatous Slack Skin

Hua, Fengchun, MD*; Guan, Yihui, MD, PhD*; Dai, Weiwei, DO; Zhao, Jun, MD, PhD*; Feng, Xiaoyuan, MD, PhD

doi: 10.1097/RLU.0b013e3181c7c041
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Granulomatous slack skin (GSS), a subtype of mycosis fungoides, is an extremely rare disease in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Only 1 reported case was documented in the nuclear medicine literature demonstrating this entity with gallium-67. A 16-year-old boy with GSS exhibited moderate F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in corresponding areas of cutaneous disease on positron emission tomography/computed tomography scan. F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography may be a valuable tool for staging and evaluating the therapeutic response in a patient with GSS.

From the *Division of PET Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China; †Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center, Cleveland, OH; and ‡Department of Radiology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China.

Received for publication March 2, 2009; accepted June 6, 2009.

Reprints: Fengchun Hua, MD, Division of PET Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, No. 518 Wuzhong Rd East, Shanghai 200235, People's Republic of China. E-mail: huahuafc@yahoo.com.cn.

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